Pupil absence in schools in England: autumn 2013 and spring 2014
This release reports on pupil absence in primary and secondary schools in the autumn and spring terms of the 2013 to 2014 academic year.
This statistical first release (SFR) includes:
- termly information on absence in pupil referral units
- a consultation regarding proposed changes to the persistent absentee methodology and the structure of future SFRs, which ran from 15 October to 28 November 2014
- a summary of responses to the consultation and the next steps we’ll take