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National Statistics

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.

Documents

Main text: SFR12/2015

National tables: SFR12/2015

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Local authority tables: SFR12/2015

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Pupil referral unit tables: SFR12/2015

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Additional tables: 10% persistent absence threshold - SFR12/2015

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Additional tables: proposed persistent absentee methodology - SFR12/2015

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Underlying data: SFR12/2015

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Pre-release access list: SFR12/2015

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Details

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.

Contact details

School absence and exclusions team