SMS VendorsThis is the main page for vendors of student management systems (SMS) with regard to school roll returns, that is, the collection of student data from schools.
Last Updated: November 2014
This page is specifically developed for the vendors of student management systems and focuses on school roll returns. Information on this page is often technical in nature. Code sets made available here are specifically for vendors. These code sets may be pre-release versions and should not be used by schools until they are formally released as they will provide invalid results. Schools looking for current information on roll returns should use the following link: Collection Forms
Roll Return and e-Returns Specification Manual (Version 21.2)
The manual provides the roll return specifications for Student Management Systems (SMS) in schools. Please see the section on Key Changes (pages 6 and 7) which outlines the changes to the most recent roll return specifications.
Roll Return Specification Manual Downloads
- Roll Return Specification Manual 2015 Version 21.2 [PDF, 2.5Mb]
- Roll Return Specification Manual 2014 Version 20.2 [PDF, 2.2mb]
- Roll Return Specification Manual 2013 Version 19.2 [PDF, 3.8mb]
- Roll Return Specification Manual 2012 Version 18.3 [PDF, 2.8mb]
- Roll Return Specification Manual 2011 Version 17.3 [PDF, 1.9mb]
- Roll Return Specification Manual 2010 Version 16.0 [ZIP MS Word, 904kb]
- Roll Return Specification Manual 2009 Version 15.2 [ZIP MS Word, 904kb]
- Roll Return Specification Manual 2008 Version 14.3 [MS Word, 4.2mb]
e-Return SMS Design Specification Download
- 2015 Test Scripts and Test Plan [ZIP, 1.1mb]
Application Forms for Data Sharing
- 2015 Application Information for Roll Return Testing [MS Word, 41kb]
- 2015 Data Sharing Approval - Company [MS Word, 36kb]
- 2015 Data Sharing Approval - Individual [MS Word, 36kb]
Country of Citizenship Codes
- 2015 Country of Citizenship Codes [MS Excel, 41kb]
- 2015 Iwi Codes [MS Excel, 35kb]
- Language Codes [MS Excel, 23kb]
Subject Codes 2015
Secondary Tertiary Programmes
- Secondary Tertiary Programme Codes [MS Excel, 12kb]
Current Directory of Educational Institutions
Current addresses and other descriptive details of all New Zealand Educational Institutions, from schools through to tertiary education providers.
School Name and Number Codes
A list of School Names and School Number Codes are provided for those schools completing the
question in Roll Returns.
This downloadable Excel file consists of two worksheets. Please read the information in the "Read this first" worksheet.
2015 School Name and Number Codes
- School Name and Number Codes [MS Excel, 932kb]
For assistance or more information please contact:School Roll Returns
Phone: +64 4 463 0915
Email: School Returns Mailbox