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All the files below can only be downloaded if you are in a Hertfordshire school connected to the Hertfordshire Internet and Connectivity Service In Schools Only

Analytical Information Services Team

Assessment Data (Password Not Required)

2017 Assessment Profile Primary (validated data) March 2018
The 2018 Primary Schools Assessment Profile is available to download using the link below. The profile contains analysis and presentation of assessment data for EYFSP, KS1 and KS2. This has now been updated to include validated data and includes national and statistical neighbour data.

Assessment Profile Primary 2017 In Schools Only

2016 Secondary Schools Assessment Profile (Provisional Release)
The 2016 Secondary Schools Assessment Profile is available to download using the link below. The profile contains analysis and presentation of assessment data for KS4 and KS5. As a number of new indicators have been introduced for 2016 in both KS4 and KS5 a number of tables will contain only historical data or will only have data for 2016. This is a first release so any feedback regarding any issues or suggestions would be gratefully received. Please contact Nick Penny at

Assessment Profile Secondary 2016 In Schools Only

2015 Primary Schools Assessment Profile (Final version historical data)
This 2015 version of the primary schools assessment profile has been retained here to allow schools access to previous years of data.

The Profile now contains Statistical Neighbour and National data for EYFS and KS1.

Assessment Profile Primary 2015 In Schools Only


NB. Please save this file to your computer before using it, by right clicking the link and selecting 'Save Target As...', otherwise you may encounter errors. You will need to select 'Enable Macros' when opening the file.


Data Collection & Business Information Team

AnyComms Plus

Important information about the replacement of the AnyComms system

The previous (desktop) version of AnyComms has now been taken out of use and has been replaced by AnyComms Plus. The new version is web-based and therefore works in an entirely different way to the old version. It is straightforward to use as well as being completely secure for the transmission of confidential and sensitive information.
The main features of the new system are:

  • It is intended for the transfer of regular and statutory returns (e.g. School Census) rather than ad hoc transfers (which are more appropriate to SchoolSFX
  • Each school has two accounts – one for Head and one for Admin (linked to the respective email accounts).
  • Access to the system is via a web page ( and therefore available through any computer with internet access and there is no software to be installed
  • To login users require a username, password and memorable word. Users can reset a forgotten password provided they know their memorable word.
  • Schools can send (upload) files to specific services of the local authority (e.g. Data Collection or Safe Staffing).
  • Schools can send files to the Head or Admin account of any other school or organisation in the system - although it is not to be used instead of the DfE’s S2S system for CTF files.
  • Services within the local authority can send files to schools (Head or Admin).
  • Users receive an alert (through Head and Admin emails) when a new file is waiting to be downloaded.
  • Users can see a history of the files they have sent (uploaded) or received (downloaded).

    The SITSS guidance documents for SIMS schools will show the new process for submitting specific returns and general guidance can also be found on the Grid here:

In the event of having any difficulties including with logins:

SITSS is still the first point of contact for SITSS supported schools


Tel: 01438 844777 (option 1 then option 1)

Other schools should contact the: Data Collection & Business Information Team,


Tel: 01992 588564

Comparative Budget Share Data (Password Required)

Comparative graphs/profiles for Section B - Financial 2017/18 are now available in electronic format below.

The files are published annually and contain a range of financial benchmarking information based upon schools Approved Budget Returns. The information is split into four school types.

Nursery Schools
Primary Schools
Secondary Schools
Special Schools


Macros need to be Enabled to ensure that graphs will be displayed correctly.

To use the data, download the file and enter your password on the first sheet. The password remains unchanged from last years published reports. Use the buttons to navigate around the graph and profile sheets. A help file is included within each profile.

For password queries, issues regarding the functionality or historical versions of the workbook please contact: Email: