Guidance: Assessment component files: 2018

These files are for suppliers developing software that will help local authorities, schools and academies to submit 2018 assessment data electronically using their MIS.

The files specify the framework against which teachers assess pupils’ attainment in the national curriculum. For each key stage or year group, they specify the:


subject components or attainment targets (for example, reading and writing are components of English)

nature of assessment

possible outcomes

The framework also includes special educational needs and English as an additional language (EAL) criteria. The assessment component files include:

A comp, the main assessment component file, containing all valid parameters

A subj, containing the subject codes and descriptions

A type, giving access to the codes and descriptions of all assessment methods

Local copy of A_comp_2018_v1-0.xlsx
Local copy of a_subj_version_6_2018_v1-0.xlsx
Local copy of a_type_version_7_2018_v1-0.xlsx

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