Guidance

Phonic screening data collection 2018: technical specification

This document defines the scope of, and business rationale for, the phonics screening check data collection 2018.

Document

Phonics screening check 2018

Details

This specification is intended for

It contains:

  • the business rationale for the return
  • changes to the 2018 return
  • assessment module descriptions
  • methods for importing data into local authorities information systems
  • XML formats and messages
  • validation check information

This guide must be read in conjunction with the current version of the common basic data set (CBDS).

Published 12 February 2018