Department For Education
This is technical information about submitting data for the early years census 2021.
It is for:
- suppliers of software for local authority management information systems (MIS)
- users of local authority MIS software
- changes to the previous years census collection
- what data local authorities should supply at establishment level and child level
- how to structure the data in XML or CSV format
- how to check the data against the validation rules
The validation rules are available in Excel and OpenDocument formats.
Read more about submitting data for the early years census.