[Talk-GB] Quarterly Project : Schools - Wales data

Lester Caine lester at lsces.co.uk
Tue Jan 19 16:54:27 UTC 2016


On 19/01/16 15:55, Bogus Zaba wrote:
>>> Is there a way of downloading the whole of the edubase database so that
>>> >> I do not run into the problems of searching on terms that I may not get 
>>> >> quite right?
>> > http://www.education.gov.uk/edubase/edubasealldata20160119.csv
>> > 36Mb, and a little slow downloading, but has all the data and seems to
>> > be updated regularly even if it still has old website url's and other
>> > content ;)
>> >
> Lester -
> 
> Thanks for this, but I think this link is not fully functional right
> now. Firefox, Chromium and a simple
> wget command all give me a truncated file about 6.6MB. Needless to say
> it's missing the
> Welsh Council areas.
> 
> I'll try again tomorrow. I guess it's updated daily with the new date
> put into the filename / URL?

I just download with Firefox, opened in LibreOffice and filtered the
Worcs/WR* entries to give me a working list ;) Nice to not have to jump
through hoops to get a list.

If you get stuck trying again, shout and I'll drop you a welsh filtered
version.

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