The specifications, processes and guidance for the electronic transfer of data to enable the efficient and effective implementation of coordinated admissions are available to download from this page.
Documents available for download include
(The information as to Provision of Education (England) Regulations 2008.)
You can now download notes on the specification and technical definition of the file to be sent to the DfE on percentages of parents obtaining a preferred secondary school in March 2011.
Guidance from the Department (including frequently asked questions and how to provide the data via a web form) will be available early in 2011.
The admissions transfer file (ATF – LA to maintained schools) version 7.1 is for use from March 2011 onwards, that is, at the end of the admissions round that results in admissions to schools from September 2011.
The ATF 7.1 example file and associated xsd have been amended. The amendment involved moving the <Admissions> container outside of the <SENhistory> container. The revised files available for download are:
As the ATF schema uses the CTF10 include files it must be stored with the CTF10 schema, and include files, and not with the other admission schemas.
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