Entering Early Years Foundation Stage Profile (EYFSP) data

The Early Years Foundation Stage Profile (EYFSP) is the statutory assessment of children at the end of reception. You can enter this assessment manually, or in some cases Insight can automatically calculate children's EYFSP results based on your summer teacher assessments.

Whichever method you need, navigate to Enter Data > Statutory Assessments > EYFS Profile to complete your EYFSP assessments. Using this page ensures data is entered in the exact format needed to generate a Common Transfer File, which can be used to export the data to your MIS (for sending to your LA, etc).

Choose your cohort to load the mark sheet:

EYFSP mark sheet

You can use the second "Assess All" column to enter a single assessment for all ELGs for a pupil, tweaking any as needed, to save time. Enter assessments as appropriate:

  • Emerging: indicates a pupil has not reached expected levels at the end of the EYFS
  • Expected: indicates a pupil has reached expected levels at the end of the EYFS
  • A: unable to assess, or exemption applies. Indicates a pupil who has not been assessed due to long periods of absence, e.g. a prolonged illness; a pupil who arrives too late in the summer term for teacher assessment to be carried out (i.e. within 2 weeks of the submission date); or a pupil who has an exemption.

Make sure to press the Save Assessments button when finished! Insight will let you know if you try to close the page with unsaved changes.

Calculating EYFSP from Main Assessment

If you've already entered teacher assessments in the summer term, under Main Assessment, for each of the 17 subjects corresponding to the ELGs, you don't need to enter EYFSP judgements separately. Navigate to the page above and click the Copy Main Assessment into EYFSP button:

Copy Main Assessment to EYFSP button

Insight will calculate assessments based on any format of teacher assessment. Crudely speaking, any teacher assessments which are evaluated by your setup as red or amber will be converted to Emerging, and any teacher assessments which are evaluated by your setup as green or blue will be converted to Expected.

You'll need to enter any A judgements manually.

This won't work if:

  • You've been assessing through the year using an assessment type other than Main Assessment;
  • You've assessed against a different set of subject names - for example, you only assess the 7 EYFS areas through the year, or your use Birth to 5 Matters whose subject strands don't directly correlate to the statutory ELGs.

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