The Schools Commercial Team (SCT) within DfE has reviewed a wide range of deals. These have been assessed for compliance with procurement regulations, ease of use, suitability and value for money. I’ve also considered feedback from schools already using the Would you like to know more?
Education Secretary Damian Hinds has launched a clampdown on agencies charging schools “excessive” fees to recruit staff and advertise vacancies, in a drive to help save money and enable teachers to focus on what matters in the classroom. Many schools Would you like to know more?
Updated: Updated policy information for maintained schools. Every local-authority-maintained school must publish specific information on its website to comply with The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 and 2016 and other relevant legislation. If you’re an academy or free school, Would you like to know more?
Updated: Introduction added to ‘Schools business professional networks directory’. Minor changes made to ‘Join or create a network for school business professionals’. This guide describes how business professionals working in schools can join or create a school business professional network. Would you like to know more?
Updated: Added an explanation of privacy notices and updated the suggested texts. Providing accessible information to individuals about the use of personal data is a key element of the Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulation. The most Would you like to know more?
Updated: Replaced notepad entries spreadsheet with the summer 2018 collection. This document lists acceptable notes to explain queries in COLLECT. Once you’ve entered your school census data into COLLECT, it will automatically notify you if there are any errors or Would you like to know more?
Updated: Added school workforce validation rules. These documents give technical information about submitting data for the 2018 school workforce census. They describe the data items for collection in the census. These documents are for software suppliers and users of: school Would you like to know more?
To prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force in May 2018 all organisations handling personal data, including schools, need to have the right governance measures. This guidance will help schools develop policies and processes for data Would you like to know more?
Updated: Updated to confirm manual checking arrangements for the self-employed. This document is for: local authorities local-authority-maintained schools academies free schools It provides guidance on free school meal eligibility and the introduction of transitional protection arrangements under Universal Credit for Would you like to know more?
Updated: Added ‘School workforce census 2018: business and technical specification’. The school workforce census is a statutory data collection that takes place each autumn. You must complete statutory censuses by law unless there’s a good reason not to. The census Would you like to know more?
Updated: Updated guidance to extend use of biometric data to further education colleges. The legal duties of schools and colleges that wish to use pupils’ biometric information with automated biometric recognition systems. The duties of schools in the Protection of Would you like to know more?
Updated: Changed the deadline for submitting data. The early years foundation stage profile (EYFSP) return is a statutory data collection of EYFSP assessments. Local authorities must complete statutory data collections by law unless there’s a good reason not to. The Would you like to know more?
Updated: Updated deadlines for 2018 and added a technical specification for 2018 data collection. The key stage 1 (KS1) assessments data collection is a statutory data collection that takes place each June. You must complete statutory data collections by law Would you like to know more?
Updated: Updated information for 2018 phonics screening check data collection. The phonics screening check data collection is an annual statutory data collection that takes place each June. Local authorities must complete statutory data collections by law unless there’s a very Would you like to know more?
Updated: Updated the LAIT tool and version log. The local authority interactive tool (LAIT) presents information in interactive tables and charts with the local authority’s rank and position in England. It includes data on: children looked after by local authorities Would you like to know more?
Updated: Added updated versions of the ‘National pupil database third-party requests’ documents. Added sentence about archived document to bottom of details section. ‘National pupil database third-party requests’ includes: tier of data: description of data held within each tier June 17 Would you like to know more?
Guidance for local authorities and schools dealing with adults who have legal rights and responsibilities for children at their school. This guide is for: school governing bodies school leaders school staff local authorities diocesan boards It applies to: local-authority-maintained schools local-authority-maintained Would you like to know more?
Updated: Updated ‘School census 2017 to 2018: business and technical specification’ to version 2.0. This is technical information about submitting data for the school census 2017 to 2018. Use this if you’re a: supplier of software for school management information Would you like to know more?
iAutumn 2016 SIMS Upgrade required.Census Date: 19-01-2017 In order to complete the Census, I needed to get SIMS up to Autumn 2016; unfortunately, I had to delay the update by some weeks until internal prerequisites were completed. I also wanted...
iResults for the 2016 key stage 2 (KS2) national curriculum tests are now available (05-07-2016)Schools will be able to download results in common transfer format (CTF) files that can be loaded into a management information system (MIS) rather than keyed in manually. Would you like to know more?
Today I have successfully submitted: KS1 Teacher Assessments and Phonics 1/2 Marksheets: Focus Assessment Marksheet Entry KS1 A. Teacher Assessments 2016: Year 2 KS1 B. P Scale Data Entry 2016: Year 2 Phonics Screening Year 1 2016: Year 1 Phonics...
Today I have successfully submitted: KS2 Teacher Assessments Marksheets: Focus Assessment Marksheet Entry KS2 A. Teacher Assessments 2016: Year 6 KS2 B. P Scale Data Entry 2016: Year 6 Return CTF: Routines Data Out CTF Export CTF KS2, Year 6,...
Today I have successfully submitted: Foundation Stage Profiles to the Local Authority Marksheets: Focus Assessment Marksheet Entry EYFS Profile 2016 : Year R Return CTF: Routines Data Out CTF Export CTF Early Years Foundation Stage Data (FSP) Hits: 100...
2016 assessment and reporting arrangements: PDF format versions From: Standards and Testing Agency First published: 12 October 2015 Last updated: 25 April 2016, see all updates Part of: National curriculum assessments: guidance for local authorities PDF format versions of the...