School preference data collection 2015: technical specification

The requirements local authorities should meet when submitting data for the 2015 school preference data collection.



This business and technical specification explains:

  • what returns DfE expects to receive from local authorities
  • the validation rules which DfE will apply to the data local authorities submit

Guidance for local authorities on submitting data to complete the annual school preference collections is available.

Published 2 September 2014
Last updated 21 October 2014 + show all updates
  1. Updated document to version 1.2. Details of revisions are available in the version history section.
  2. Document updated (version history listed in document).
  3. First published.