Absence in local-authority-maintained primary and secondary schools, city technology colleges and academies.
Reference Id: SFR19/2011
Publication Type: Statistical First Release
Local Authority data: LA data
Release Date: 24 August 2011
Coverage status: Final
Publication Status: Published
It is based on absence data at pupil level collected via the summer 2011 school census. This release provides information at local level on the rates of absence (authorised, unauthorised and overall) by type of school and the proportion of absence by reason.
The key points from the latest release are:
- The overall absence rate has decreased, going from 5.92% to 5.42%
- The authorised absence rate has decreased, going from 4.81% to 4.41%
- The unauthorised absence rate has decreased, going from 1.12% to 1.01%.
Andrew Clarke - Schools Statistical Team