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Education Data

Page last updated: 14/09/2020

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​What the Education Data Team does

The team:

  • ensures attainment data held on Perspective Lite and used in Nova reports is up to date
  • act as account holders for the Department for Education (DfE) Key Stage 2 (KS2) and Key Stage 4 (KS4) checking exercise on behalf of Essex County Council (ECC)
  • provide schools with ​information, advice and guidance on:
    • ​Key Stage attainment
    • Analyse School Performance
    • DfE developments
Please send any queries to​

Education Data Tools

Perspective Lite

Perspective Lite is part of the NEXUS website. We use this to share data reports with you as a way of recording school visit notes.

NEXUS supplied schools with their log in details.

Log on to Perspective Lite

For trouble logging in, email or call 0845 129 7196.

School Effectiveness Partners record all school visits notes in the 'Visit Notes' section.  

​Fischer Family Trust (FFT)

For the 2020 to 2021 academic year, Essex will not be offering a data package as in previous years. 

To subscribe direct with FFT contact them on 01446 776262 or

Analyse School Performance (ASP)
Analyse School Performance launched in 2017 and replaced RAISEonline. ASP provides schools and other existing user groups with detailed performance analysis. It supports local school improvement.
Watch the YouTube video for more information on ASP.

Log on to ASP on the DfE's Secure Access​ website.
For any queries, including access issues, please complete a Service Request form.