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