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Pupil absence in schools in England: autumn term 2014
Levels of overall, authorised and unauthorised absence by school type, with indicative statistics on persistent absentees.
This release provides information on the levels of overall, authorised and unauthorised absence in:
- state-funded primary schools
- state-funded secondary schools
It includes information on:
- reasons for absence
- persistent absence
Absence information for pupil referral units has also been provided. It is based on pupil level absence data collected via the school census.
School absence and exclusions team
Telephone: Delphine Robineau 020 7783 8223