Absence statistics on the levels of overall, authorised and unauthorised absence in state funded schools.

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Pupil absence in schools in England: autumn term 2019

https://explore-education-statistics.service.gov.uk/find-statistics/pupil-absence-in-schools-in-england-autumn-term

Details

This presents absence statistics relating to the 2019 t 2020 autumn term only.

It provides information on the levels of overall, authorised and unauthorised absence in:

  • state-funded primary schools
  • state-funded secondary schools
  • state-funded special schools

It includes information on:

  • reasons for absence
  • persistent absence
  • absence information for pupil referral units

The release uses pupil-level absence data that we collect in the school census.

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Published 28 May 2020