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Arrangements for the End of Key Stage Statutory Returns 2016

For Primary Schools

This year’s End of Key Stage Wizards have been made available with the Spring SIMS upgrade. 
 
Please don’t leave it until the deadline; import your EOKS Wizards and enter the data as soon as possible. This will allow time to resolve any issues that may be encountered.
 
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 get problems resolved 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.
EYFS
 
  • Upload to S2S – Closing date: Friday 24 June 2016
  • Naming of CTF – 873XXXX_FSP_873LLLL_nnn
Year 1 + Year 2 Phonics Screening
 
  • Upload to S2S – Deadline to submit test results: Thursday 30 June 2016
  • Naming of CTF – 873XXXX_PHO_873LLLL_nnn
  • Include all Year 1 and those Year 2 pupils who have retaken the screening check
End of Key Stage One
 
  • Upload to S2S – Deadline to submit Teacher Assessment data: Thursday 30 June 2016
  • Naming of CTF – 873XXXX_KS1_873LLLL_nnn
End of Key Stage Two
 
  • Upload to the NCA Tools website – ncatools.education.gov.uk
  • Deadline to submit teacher assessment data: Thursday 30 June 2016
  • Naming of CTF – 873XXXX_KS2_873LLLL_nnn
Notes for recording End of Key Stage Assessments will be made available for download from the Portal Learn Together shortly (search for ‘EOKS’).
 
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 9 May 2016, 1.30 - 4.00pm at The ICT Service Training Centre, St Ives
  • Thurs 12 May 2016, 10.00am - 12.30pm at Kingsfield Primary School, Chatteris
  • Mon 16 May 2016, 1.30 - 4.00pm at The ICT Service Training Centre, St Ives
  • Mon 20 June 2016, 1.30 - 4.00pm at The ICT Service Training Centre, St Ives
  • Thurs 23 June 2016, 1.30 - 4.00pm at The ICT Service Training Centre, St Ives
Book your place online now!
 
If you are responsible for completing and submitting the Early Years Statutory Return, please note that the workshop dates previously advertised have also been updated – Find out more
 
Places can fill up fast; please consider booking as early as possible.
 
Alternatively, consider 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 support@theictservice.org.uk 

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