Session year start date(SYSTARTDATE)


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Key

Value

Name
Session year start date
Short Name
SYSTARTDATE
Parent Entity
TypeField
Applicable To
England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage

All SessionYear entities

Description
This field records the start date of the SessionYear
Notes

The start date of the SessionYear will reflect the planned start date of a Course year.

Provided the start date is within 14 days of the actual planned start date for a Course year, a different SessionYear is not required to be returned to reflect different Courses, modes of study or type of study e.g. placement or foundation years.

All date fields must be completed using the ISO8601 format of YYYY-MM-DD.

Reason Required
To record the planned start date for a year of a Course, to give context to the associated StudentCourseSession start date to identify e.g. late starters.
Field Length
10
Quality RulesQuality Rules to follow
Minimum Occurrence
1
Maximum Occurrence
1
Primary Key?
False
Revision History
Coding Manual VersionElement VersionNotes
1.3.01.1Change only for clarification and consistency.