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End of Key Stage Statutory Returns - Deadlines in June 2017

This year’s End of Key Stage Wizards have been made available with the Spring SIMS upgrade.
You can download the notes below which can also be found on the Learn Together Hub (using the search terms EOKS and EYFS)
Please don’t leave this until the deadline dates (as stated below) – the deadlines are the FINAL closing dates. Import your EOKS Wizards and enter the data as soon as possible. This will allow time to resolve any issues that arise.
Many schools encounter some issues with their EOKS returns – either with the Wizard, entering data, creating results CTFs, uploading results or generating reports.  The sooner the process is started the more time there is to resolve problems before the deadlines.
Please note:
  • Throughout the instructions below XXXX will be your school’s DfE number and nnn is a number automatically generated by SIMS when the CTF is created.
  • All dates are closing dates and are taken from the latest DfE advice.  By working smart, you can get ahead and submit early.
  • Upload to S2S – Closing date: Friday 23 June 2017
  • Naming of CTF –   873XXXX_FSP_873LLLL_nnn
Year 1 + Year 2 Phonics Screening
  • Upload to S2S – Deadline to submit test results: Thursday 29 June 2017
  • Naming of CTF –    873XXXX_PHO_873LLLL_nnn
  • Include all Year 1 pupils PLUS those Year 2 pupils who have been tested/retested this year
End of Key Stage One
  • Upload to S2S – Deadline to submit Teacher Assessment data: Thursday 29 June 2017
  • Naming of CTF –     873XXXX_KS1_873LLLL_nnn
End of Key Stage Two
  • Upload to the NCA Tools website –
  • This website is now open for assessment data uploads
  • Deadline to submit teacher assessment data: Thursday 29 June 2017
  • Naming of CTF –     873XXXX_KS2_NAALLLL_nnn
If you would like the opportunity to complete your return outside of the office environment with expert support on hand to answer your questions, why not consider booking onto one of our workshops?
End of Key Stage Data Made Easy
  • Mon 12 June 2017, 9.30am - 12.00pm
    The ICT Service Training Centre, St Ives
  • Thurs 15 June 2017, 10.00am - 12.30pm
    Kingsfield Primary, Chatteris
  • Mon 19 June 2017, 9.30am - 12.00pm
    The ICT Service Training Centre, St Ives
  • Thurs 22 June 2017, 9.30am - 12.00pm
    The Bellbird Primary, Sawston
EYFS in SIMS - Preparing for the Statutory Return 
  • Weds 14 June 2017, 9.30am - 12.00pm
    The ICT Service Training Centre, St Ives
  • Tues 27 June 2017, 1.30pm - 4.00pm
    The ICT Service Training Centre, St Ives
Alternatively, consider booking a remote Telephone Consultancy – a 30-minute session from the comfort of your own desk that will take you through the process of completing the returns at a mutually convenient time. This consultancy would suit experienced users who would like to be walked through the process for this year and have any new features highlighted to them. This session would cost just £40.
If you would like to book a Telephone Consultancy or if you have any questions regarding the End of Key Stage or Early Years Statutory Returns then get in touch by calling The ICT Service Helpline on 0300 300 0000 or by email to

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