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Parliamentary Answers

Mar 13 2017
number of pupils, with a full age breakdown, in every school, 2017 SEE LINK
Feb 9 2017
total number of pupils on roll, England, autumn 2016
Oct 28 2016
Distance travelled to school by grammar and non-selective pupils
Oct 10 2016
pupil absence due to mental health conditions
Feb 23 2016
Exclusions for pupils, by national curriculum year group and special educational need provision, SEE LINK
Jan 8 2016
steps to tackle bullying initiated by religious intolerance in schools.
Nov 4 2015
Number of penalty notices issued to parents for their child's non-attendance at school, 2004 - 2013 (See link)
Nov 3 2015
Pupil absence in schools in England , 2009 -14 (See link)
Oct 26 2015
Number of pupils with autistic spectrum disorder excluded from school in Year 10
Oct 23 2015
Numbers of children not in full-time mainstream education
Jun 5 2015
funding for training educational psychologists
Jan 29 2015
Fixed period exclusions per pupil enrolment, 2012/3
Jan 19 2015
Number of drug and alcohol related exclusions for 2008/09 to 2012/13 - document attached
Jan 16 2015
Number and proportion of pupils classified as persistent absentees, 2012/13
Dec 17 2014
exclusions from secondary schools since 2010
Dec 4 2014
number of prosecutions for truancy offences, 2009-13
Sep 1 2014
Number of children under the age of 16 who have been excluded from school as a result of possession of illegal substances, 2011-12.
Mar 17 2014
volume of persistent pupil absence, 2010-11 and 2011-12
Mar 17 2014
numbers of pupils permanently excluded for assault, verbal abuse or threatening behaviour against adults, 2009-10 and 2011-12
Mar 6 2014
Numbers of children absent from schools, with reasons given for absence, 2009-10 and 2012-13
Feb 3 2014
Assessment of the effect of poor behaviour and absenteeism on pupil attainment, 2011/12
Dec 16 2013
Number of permanent exclusions at state-funded primary and secondary schools, 2007-8 to 2011-12.
Nov 25 2013
Permanent exclusions, all schools, 2007-08 to 2011-12
Oct 31 2013
rates of exclusion from school for bullying
Sep 2 2013
Number of permanent exclusions and number of pupils with one or more fixed exclusions in state primary and secondary schools, by age, England 2009/10 to 2011/12.
Jul 2 2013
Number of permanent exclusions and number of pupils with one or more fixed period exclusions in state schools by age, England, 2009/10 to 2011/12.
Jun 26 2013
Number of days missed through unauthorised absence and unauthorised absence rates, state funded primary, secondary and special schools, England, 2007/8 - 2011/12
Jun 18 2013
Number of permanent exclusions and number of pupils with one or more fixed period exclusion, state funded primary and secondary schools 2007/08 to 2010/11—England
Jun 17 2013
Absence rates by type of school for 2011/12, England
Jun 12 2013
Number of permanent exclusions and number of pupils with one or more fixed period exclusion, state funded schools, 2007/08 to 2010/11, England
Jun 3 2013
Unauthorised absence rates in state-funded primary, state-funded secondary and special schools — Academic years 2007/08 to 2011/12, England
May 20 2013
Number of permanent exclusions in state schools in England. 2010/11; number of schools with one or more fixed-term exclusions by school stage, England 2010/11.
Apr 17 2013
Unauthorised absence rates and days missed, 2008/09 to 2010/11, state funded primary and secondary schools, England.
Apr 16 2013
Number of permanent exclusions and fixed period exclusions by reason, 2008/09 to 2010/11, state funded primary and secondary schools and special schools, England
Mar 11 2013
DfE report into the impact of Supplementary Schools, institutions offering education opportunities outside of mainstream provision.
Nov 19 2012
Number of (a) primary and (b) secondary schools with more than (i) 10, (ii) 20, (iii) 30 and (iv) 40 per cent of pupils classified as persistent absentees, England, 2010/11
Nov 12 2012
State-funded primary and state-funded secondary schools unauthorised absence rates for autumn term 2011 and spring term 2012, England
Jul 12 2012
Number and percentage of children with special educational needs (School Action, School Action Plus and Statemented) with at least one half day of unauthorised absence, 2005/6 - 2010/11.
Apr 19 2012
Number of children between the ages of four and 11 years that were suspended and suspended more than once from school in England in 2011.
Mar 8 2012
Number and percentage of pupils attending grammar or fully selective schools in a different local authority from their local authority of residence; number and percentage of pupils attending grammar school in the same local authority as their local authority of residence.
Sep 5 2011
Proportion of pupils with permanent and fixed period exclusions by local authority, 2005-2010. Provides links to separate Statistical First Releases.
Jun 21 2011
Approved authorised absences from school by school type (maintained primary, state-funded secondary and special schools), 2009/10.
Mar 22 2011
State-funded secondary schools : Number and proportion of pupil enrolments with permanent exclusions by size of school, 2005/06 and 2008/09, England
Dec 9 2010
Number of permanent exclusions by special educational needs England, 2005/06 to 2008/09
Nov 10 2010
Number of mainstream schools where more than 25% of registered pupils received a fixed period exclusion, 2008/09.
Nov 9 2010
Number and proportion of fixed period exclusions that were for physical assault, 2003/04 to 2008/09.
Nov 8 2010
Number and percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals receiving a) one or more exclusions or b) a permanent exclusion, broken down by gender, 2006-09.
Nov 2 2010
Number and proportion of pupils with unauthorised absence, in state funded secondary schools, broken down by size of school. In 2005/06 and 2008/09.
Jul 20 2010
Number of pupils in pupil referral units with special educational needs (SEN) without a statement by age, in England, by local authority, Jan 2010
Jul 19 2010
Number of pupils in pupil referral units by age in England, by local authority, Jan 2010
Jul 14 2010
Number and percentage of pupil enrolments receiving one or more fixed period exclusions or a permanent exclusion by special educational needs (SEN) England, 2007/08
Jun 21 2010
Number of places on university courses held by overseas students, 2008/09
Mar 25 2010
Number of pupils classified as persistent absentees who gained five GCSEs at A*-C including English and mathematics, 2007 and 2008
Mar 25 2010
Percentage of enrolments by their overall absence rates in state funded secondary schools, 2005/06, England
Mar 12 2010
Number of schools placed in special measures by the percentage of persistent absentees, 2007/08 , England
Mar 10 2010
Number of defendants proceeded against at magistrates courts for offences relating to 'failing to attend school', 2001 - 08
Mar 9 2010
Number of defendants proceeded against at magistrates courts and found guilty at all courts for offences relating to failing to attend school in England, 2001 to 2008
Mar 9 2010
Number of parenting orders made following truancy prosecution, 2004 - 09
Mar 4 2010
Number of pupils receiving more than (a) 15 and (b) 20 fixed period exclusions in each local authority area in 2006-07 and 2007-08.
Mar 3 2010
The number of defendants proceeded against in court for offences relating to 'failing to attend school', 2001 - 08
Feb 24 2010
Persistent absenteeism within the gifted and talented cohort, England, 2006 -2008
Feb 22 2010
Number of pupils that received more than 15 and 20 fixed-period exclusions in 2007 and 2008
Feb 10 2010
Number and proportion of persistent absentees by free school meal eligibility, 2007/8, England
Feb 2 2010
Truancy trends in England - percentage of half-days missed due to unauthorised absence 2003 -2007
Jan 25 2010
Absence rates and persistent absentee rates for key stage 4 pupils, 2005 - 08, England
Jan 18 2010
Number and percentage of pupil enrolments receiving one or more fixed period exclusions or permanent exclusion by pupil characteristic, 2007/8
Nov 9 2009
Number and proportion of pupil enrolments with fixed period or permanent exclusions by level of deprivation of school, England, 2007/08.
Nov 9 2009
Number and percentage of pupil enrolments receiving one or more fixed period exclusions or a permanent exclusion, broken down by the pupils' (a) elligiblty for free school meals (b) having English as an additional language and © special educational needs, 2007/08.
Nov 2 2009
In primary, secondary and special schools, the average number and length of fixed period exclusion prior to permanent exclusion, England, 2007/08.
Oct 29 2009
Number of fixed period exclusions in primary schools by age and reason for exclusion, 2007/08.
Oct 26 2009
Number of maintained schools in which over (a) five, (b) 10, © 15 and (d) 20 per cent. Of pupils were persistent absentees had less than 30 per cent. Of pupils gain five GCSEs, including English and mathematics, at grades A* to C, 2007 and 2008.
Jul 9 2009
School days lost due to unauthorised absences, 2007-08.
Jul 3 2009
Number of pupils receiving fixed period exclusions three or more times, England 2006-07, by local authority area
Jun 30 2009
Number and proportion of permanent and fixed period exclusions for pupils who were eligible for free school meals, primary, secondary and special school, 2006 - 07
Jun 16 2009
Number of parents who have appeared in court on charges related to the unauthorised absence of their child from school 2006 - 07, England
Jun 4 2009
Number and proportion of permanent exclusions given to pupils with statements of special educational need at primary, secondary and special schools,2006 - 07
Jun 1 2009
Number of fixed period exclusions for physical assaults on pupils or adults in primary, secondary and special schools, 2004 -5, 2006 -7, England
Jun 1 2009
Number of schooldays lost due to absence, England, 2007 -08
May 18 2009
Number of schools where up to 50% of pupils are persistent absentees, 2007/08.
May 8 2009
Number and percentage of pupils with special educational need taking one or more sessions of unauthorised absence, 2005-08.
May 8 2009
Number of pupil enrolments aged 15 who received a permanent exclusion or one or more fixed period exclusions, 2006-07.
May 8 2009
Number and percentage of gifted and talented pupils who are persistent absentees, 2007-08.
May 5 2009
Number of successful appeals against permanent exclusion lodged, 2006-07.
Apr 28 2009
Guidance issued to local education authorities on the allocation of places at secondary schools to siblings of pupils at those schools.
Apr 24 2009
Instances of truancy by status of special educational needs of pupil, 2005/06 - 2007/08.
Apr 22 2009
Pupil absence rate in primary schools, by reason and IDACI decile of school location, 2007/08.
Mar 30 2009
Number of adults sentenced for child truanting offences , 2003-07 and given penalty notices, 2005 - 08
Mar 24 2009
Number of fixed period exclusions by type of special educational need and by reason for exclusion , primary schools, England, 2006 - 07
Mar 11 2009
Number and percentage of children in each decile of area deprivation by (a) pupil residence and (b) school location who are classified as persistent absentees, 2006 -7
Mar 4 2009
Number and percentage of (a) male and (b) female (i) free school meal and (ii) non-free school meal pupils classed as persistent absentees in primary, secondary and special schools, 2005 - 07
Mar 2 2009
Pupil referral units placed in special measures , 1997 - 2008
Feb 25 2009
Number of pupils in (a) primary schools and (b) secondary schools in each decile of income deprivation affecting children indices with statements of special educational needs, 2004, 2007, 2008
Feb 25 2009
Number of fixed period exclusions by special educational needs and by reason for exclusion in primary schools, England, 2003 - 05
Feb 9 2009
Number of pupils receiving fixed period exclusions by level of deprivation of school, primary and secondary , England, 2006/07
Feb 5 2009
Number of children permanently excluded from schools in England, 2006 - 07
Feb 4 2009
Numbers of persistently absent pupils with free school meal eligibility in primary, secondary and special schools 2006-07—England
Feb 4 2009
Number of schools by the percentage of pupils receiving a fixed period exclusion 2006/07, England
Feb 3 2009
Number of pupils aged 4 to 11 receiving fixed period exclusions in primary, secondary and special schools, England 2006 - 07
Jan 27 2009
Numbe of permanent exclusions given to students who are eligible to receive free school meals, 2006-07.
Jan 26 2009
Number of (a) male and (b) female pupils receiving free school meals whom received (i) one or more, (ii) five or more and (iii) 10 or more fixed period exclusions, 2005-06 and 2006-07.
Jan 15 2009
Number of local authorities that have more than 5% of their secondary school pupils as persistent absentees.
Jan 13 2009
Proportion of fixed period exclusions given to pupils (a) with special educational needs and (b) entitled to free school meals (secondary and primary schools), 2003-04 to 2006-07.
Jan 12 2009
Steps the DCSF has taken to reduce the school drop-out rate in England.
Jan 12 2009
Number and proportion of fixed period exclusions in primary and secondary schools, by special educational needs, 2003-04 to 2006-07.
Dec 18 2008
Number of episodes of fixed period exclusions by level of deprivation of school (primary, secondary, special) England 2006-07
Nov 11 2008
Percentage of young men in young offender institutions previously excluded from school.
Nov 3 2008
How many primary school pupils of each age have been given a fixed-period exclusion, broken down by reason for exclusion, 2006 - 07
Oct 27 2008
Number of children with autism spectrum disorders were subject to permanent exclusion and fixed-term exclusion from school in the academic year 2006-07.
Oct 16 2008
Number of pupils who received between 10 and 15 or more fixed period exclusions in a 12-month period in each of the last five years.
Oct 9 2008
Number of pupils recorded unauthorised half-day absence while in year nine, 10 and 11 in each of the last five years.
Oct 6 2008
Number of fathers and mothers fined and imprisoned for their children's non-attendance at school in each of the last five years.
Jul 22 2008
Number and percentage of looked after children who had been looked after continuously for at least 12 months and who missed at least 25 days of school, 2000-07, England
Jul 16 2008
Number and percentage of exclusions from pupil referral units 2003-04 and 2004-05
May 12 2008
Number of primary and secondary school pupils who were permanently excluded and had special educational needs in each year since 1997.
Apr 21 2008
Maintained seconary schools - number and percentage of permanent and fixed period exclusions by reason for exclusion—England, 2005/06
Apr 21 2008
Number of pupils who took authorised absence in (a) 1997 and (b) 2007
Apr 21 2008
Number and percentage of persistent absentees known to be eligible for free school meals by national curriculum year group 2006-07: England
Apr 1 2008
How many non-EU students attended English universities in each year since 1997.
Apr 1 2008
Number of pupils who have had a recorded unauthorised absence in year groups 9,10 and 11, 2005/6
Mar 27 2008
Summary findings on permanent and fixed period exclusions during the 2005/06 school year
Mar 25 2008
Number and percentage of children who were looked after for at least 12 months and who were permanently excluded from school, 2000 - 20006
Mar 19 2008
Number of permanent and fixed period exclusions from secondary schools by reason for exclusion, England, 2005/06
Mar 18 2008
Number and percentage of permanent fixed period exclusions by reason of exclusion, England, 2003/04 and 2004/05
Feb 26 2008
Proportion of primary and secondary school pupils who were permanently excluded had special educational needs in each year since 2001
Feb 26 2008
Number of pupils who received a fixed period exclusion from schools with more and fewer than 2,000 pupils
Feb 26 2008
Number of primary school pupils who took unauthorised absence in primary schools
Feb 19 2008
Most recent attendance figures for pupils in each school year from year three to year 11
Feb 6 2008
Percentage of pupils in year 9, 10 and 11 who had a recorded unauthorised absence in 2004-07
Feb 5 2008
Number and rate of permanent and fixed period exclusions from grammar and other secondary schools
Jan 31 2008
Number of education-related parenting orders issued in each region in each year since 2004.
Jan 29 2008
Number of parents fined for failing to ensure their children attend school 2006 and 2007
Jan 8 2008
Number of permanent exclusions by ethnic group and gender, England, 2005/6
Jan 8 2008
Number of permanent pupil exclusions by age, England, 2003/4 to 2005/6
Jan 8 2008
Assessment of effectiveness of pupil referral units
Dec 18 2007
The number of permanent exclusions in primary and secondary schools in each of the last three years.
Dec 12 2007
The number of permanent exclusions from each academy in each year since 2002-03.
Dec 12 2007
The number of fixed period exclusions in secondary schools in each year from 2003-04 to 2007-08.
Dec 11 2007
The number of primary school pupils who received a fixed period exclusion and permanent exclusion in the last 12 months.
Dec 3 2007
Percentage of secondary school sessions missed through unauthorised absences in the last 12 months
Nov 27 2007
The number of fixed period exclusions in each year since 2003.
Nov 26 2007
The rate of authorised and unauthorised absence from schools by children in their last year of compulsory education.
Nov 22 2007
The number of parenting orders and fines issued in relation to school truancy in each year since 2004.
Nov 19 2007
The rate of unauthorised and authorised absence in secondary schools and Year 9 in each month since 2005.
Nov 15 2007
Proportion of unauthorised absences for pupils with special educational needs in each year since 2001.
Nov 14 2007
Number of pupils (a) permanently and (b) temporarily excluded from school for physical assault against (i) a pupil and (ii) an adult in 2003-04, 2004-05 and 2005-06.
Oct 18 2007
Number of pupils taking unauthorised absences at least once in each of the last five school years
Oct 10 2007
Number of permanent and fixed period exclusions from schools due to physical assault against an adult, 2005/6
Jul 23 2007
Total spending on anti-truancy programmes in each year since1996-97
Jul 18 2007
Number of fixed period exclusions for 12 – 14 year olds, 2005/6
Jul 11 2007
Number of primary and secondary school pupils excluded 2002 - 6
Jun 21 2007
Number of pupils who were excluded from school for violent conduct in each local education authority in each year since 1997.
Jun 21 2007
Number of pupils who were persistent truants in schools.
Jun 21 2007
Number of pupils who have been permanently excluded more than once in each of the last five years.
Jun 19 2007
Number and percentage of current pupils with special educational needs have received a fixed period exclusion.
Jun 13 2007
The number and percentage of current pupils with special educational needs have received a permanent exclusion from maintained mainstream and other schools once, twice, more than twice and more than five times.
Jun 13 2007
The number and percentage of current pupils who have been permanently excluded from school more than once, broken down by those receiving and not receiving free school meals, gender and ethnicity.
Jun 6 2007
The number and percentage of pupils with special educational needs who were permanently excluded and given a fixed period exclusion in each year between 1997 and 2006.
Jun 6 2007
The number and percentage of pupils who were permanently excluded and given fixed period exclusions in each year since 1997.
Jun 4 2007
The number of maintained mainstream schools which have had between 10 per cent and 30 per cent of pupils excluded.
Jun 4 2007
The number and percentage of current pupils who have received a fixed period exclusion and a permanent exclusion.

Statistical First Releases

Dec 15 2016
Permanent and fixed-period exclusions in England: 2014 to 2015
Oct 20 2016
Pupil absence in primary and secondary schools in England: autumn 2015 and spring 2016
Jul 21 2016
SFR 26/2016 Permanent and fixed-period exclusions in England: 2014 to 2015
May 24 2016
SFR14/2016: course completion rates in school sixth forms 2014-15
Oct 15 2014
Pupil absence in schools in England: autumn 2013 and spring 2014
Jul 31 2014
SFR 28/2014 Permanent and fixed-period exclusions in England: 2012 to 2013
May 30 2014
Pupil absence in schools in England: autumn term 2013
Mar 25 2014
Pupil absence in schools in England: 2012 to 2013
Oct 15 2013
SFR 39/2013: Pupil absence in schools in England: autumn 2012 and spring 2013
May 23 2013
Pupil absence from schools in England in autumn term 2012.
May 23 2013
Absence in primary, secondary and special schools, city technology colleges and academies during the 2011/12 school year.
Mar 19 2013
The data reports on absence in primary, secondary and special schools, city technology colleges and academies during the 2011/12 school year.
Aug 30 2012
DfE: Pupil absence in schools in England, spring term 2012
Jul 25 2012
National statistics on permanent and fixed period exclusions from schools, including information at local authority level, 2010/11.
Jul 25 2012
Exclusions and appeals 2010/2011
Jun 14 2012
DfE: Pupil absence in schools in England - autumn term 2011
Mar 28 2012
Statistics on pupil absence from state schools in academic year 2010/11.
Oct 19 2011
DfE: Pupil Absence in schools in England: Autumn Term 2010 and Spring Term 2011
Jul 28 2011
A Statitical First release n the number of exclusions for the school year 2009/2010
May 25 2011
DfE: Neighbourhood Statistics - Small Area Pupil Absence by Pupil Characteristics in England, 2009/10
May 25 2011
DfE: Pupil Absence in Schools in England - Autumn Term 2010
Apr 28 2011
Behaviour and attendance in Schools as at December 2010
Mar 29 2011
Pupil Absence in Schools in England, Including Pupil Characteristics: 2009/10
Oct 19 2010
Statistical Release on attendance showing overall absence rate decrease, going from 6.31% to 6.04%and unauthorised absence rate decrease, going from 1.03% to 1.01%
Aug 25 2010
DfE: Pupil Absence in Schools in England - Spring Term 2010
Jul 29 2010
Permanent and Fixed Period Exclusions from Schools in England 2008/09
Jul 29 2010
Information about exclusions from schools and exclusion appeals in England during 2008/09, national trends in the number of permanent and fixed period exclusions together with information on the characteristics of excluded pupils such as age, gender, ethnicity, free school meal eligibility, and special educational needs as well as the reasons for exclusion.
May 26 2010
DfE - Neighbourhood statistics - Small Area Pupil Absence by Pupil Characteristics in England, 2008/09
May 26 2010
Pupil absence in Autumn term 2009
May 26 2010
Pupil absence in schools in England, including pupil characteristics, 2008/9
Apr 22 2010
National Indicator 86 - Secondary Schools judged as having Good or Outstanding Standards of Behaviour at December 2009
Oct 20 2009
DCSF: Pupil Absence in Schools in England: Autumn Term 2008 and Spring Term 2009
Oct 8 2009
DCSF: Children with Special Educational Needs 2009: an analys
Sep 7 2009
DCSF: Neighbourhood Statistics - small area Pupil Absence by Pupil Characteristics in England, 2007/08
Aug 26 2009
DCSF: Pupil Absence in Spring 2009 Term
Jul 30 2009
DCSF: Permanent and Fixed Period Exclusions from Schools in England 2007/08
Jun 18 2009
DCSF: Pupil Absence in Autumn Term 2008
Apr 30 2009
DCSF: Statistical First Release (SFR) on Outcome Indicators for Children Looked After, Twelve months to 30 September 2008 - England
Feb 26 2009
Pupil absence in schools in England, including pupil characteristics: 2007/08
Oct 21 2008
DCSF: Pupil Absence in Schools in England: Autumn Term 2007 and Spring Term 2008
Jul 31 2008
DCSF: Pupil Absence - Spring 2008 Term Report (Provisional) This release reports on absence during the spring 2008 term in maintained primary, secondary schools, city technology colleges and academies in England. It is based on pupil level absence data collected via the summer 2008 School Census. This release provides local level information on the rates of absence (authorised, unauthorised and overall) by type of school and the proportion of absence by reason
Jul 16 2008
DCSF: Neighbourhood Statistics - Announcement of the release of small area Pupil Absence by Pupil Characteristics in England, 2006/07
Jun 24 2008
DCSF: Permanent and Fixed Period Exclusions from Schools in England 2006/07 - Amended
May 6 2008
DCSF: Statistical Release - Autumn 2007 Term Report This release reports absence during the autumn 2007 term in maintained primary, secondary schools, city technology colleges and academies in England
Feb 26 2008
DCSF: Pupil Absence in Schools in England, including Pupil Characteristics: 2006/07 This reports on absence in primary, secondary and special schools, city technology colleges and academies during 2006/07 school year, providing information on the levels of absence (authorised, unauthorised and overall) by type of school; absence rates by pupil characteristics (such as gender, free school meal eligibility, ethnic group and special educational needs); the percentage of pupils by number of days absence; as well as summary statistics on persistent absentees (the percentage of absence these pupils
Sep 11 2007
Rates of absence by type of school; number of enrolments who are (or are on track to becoming) persistent absentees; and the proportion of absence by reason.
Jun 26 2007
Exclusions from schools and exclusion appeals in England during 2005/06.
Jun 26 2007
Exclusions from schools and exclusion appeals in England during 2005/06.

Press Releases

Mar 24 2016
link between absence from school and attainment
Oct 15 2014
Fewer pupils regularly missing class than ever before
Mar 25 2014
rates of persistent absence from school, 2012-13
Nov 15 2013
grants to support projects led by former armed forces personnel to tackle disengagement
Oct 15 2013
Recorded fall in persistent absence.
Mar 28 2012
Summary of statistics on pupil absence in 2010/11, including tables of the most and least persist absences by local authority. See the entry on 28/03/12 in the Statistical First Releases section for the full dataset.
Mar 22 2012
Ministerial statement on the release of figures on the 2012 admissions process.
Oct 19 2011
School Absence: autumn 2010 and spring 2011 terms
Jan 19 2009
Revised guidance on children missing education and a review of home education is launched.
Jun 24 2008
Change in numbers of permanent and temporary exclusions indicates improvement in behaviour control, 2006/7
Feb 26 2008
Persistent absence is falling and overall absence is at a record low, as efforts to turn the tide on poor school attendance continue to show good results
Jun 26 2007
Record numbers of 16 year olds now in full-time education
Jun 26 2007
Annual School Exclusions statistics
Jun 26 2007
Annual school exclusions statistics.

Key Reports

Jul 6 2016
report of LSYP (longitudinal study of young people) covering experiences of upper secondary schooling and onward progression
Jul 4 2016
House of Commons library briefing paper Constituency casework: schools in England. Regularly updated overview.
Apr 29 2016
Chief Inspector of School Annual Report 2014 -2015
Mar 17 2016
White Paper: Educational Excellence Everywhere
Feb 9 2016
Updated Findings from an Ofsted survey on the use of off-site alternative provision by schools and pupil referral units.
Dec 17 2015
Office of the Schools Adjudicator (OSA) annual report for September 2014 to August 2015.
Sep 24 2015
Updated DfE guidance on behaviour and attendance for governors
May 8 2015
DfE policy paper - Children outside mainstream provision
Jan 20 2015
What happens to kids kicked out of school. Conversation article by Kieron Sheehy Open University
Jan 16 2015
Office of the Schools Adjudicator annual report for September 2013 to August 2014
Dec 10 2014
Chief Inspector of Schools Annual Report (Ofsted) 2013 -2014
Jul 24 2014
Evaluation of school exclusion trial
Nov 19 2013
Ofsted report on children missing out on education
Mar 20 2013
Children’s Commissioner inquiry on school exclusions
Jan 19 2013
DfE guidance on school exclusions appeals
Jul 31 2012
Charlie Taylor report for the DfE on attendance
Apr 16 2012
Government education department guidance on improving attendance at school
Feb 23 2012
Profile of school exclusions in England by government education department
Nov 1 2011
A DfE research report on the 'attitudes, beliefs, aspirations and experiences of pupils who are persistently absent by the end of their compulsory school education, compared to those of their peers, and contrasts the family background and parental attitudes and aspirations for these pupils against that of their peers'.
Jun 13 2011
OFSTED report on how an inclusive approach to attendance and punctuality can improve overall success rates.
Nov 1 2010
A Civitas report on alternative provision and exclusions
Nov 1 2010
A Civitas report on alternative provision for excluded pupils
Sep 22 2010
DfE commissioned research on school attendance including parental attitudes
Sep 1 2010
DfE research into measures to ensure parental responsibility
Sep 1 2010
A DFE study on the effect of various legal sanctions on parents to improve school attendance
Aug 17 2010
An OFSTED survey on local authorities work on children missing from education
Jun 17 2010
OFSTED report on home education and local authorities support for it.
Nov 23 2009
Annual Report of Chief Inspector of schools is wide ranging study based on inspections of the preceding year and includes many aspects of the work of primary. secondary and special schools and FE colleges
Sep 1 2009
An implementation plan for the Learning Behaviour report by Sir Alan Steer
Jun 24 2009
An OFSTED survey exploring the reasons for exclusion of children aged four to seven and the ways in which some schools manage to avoid using exclusion.
May 13 2009
An OFSTED evaluation of provision for excluded pupils
Apr 15 2009
Final report from Sir Alan Steer on Learning Behaviour
Nov 19 2008
Annual Report of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector 2007/8 This report draws on evidence July 2007 and reflects the first full year of inspection and regulation by Ofsted across its expanded remit, including findings education and skills provision for learners of all ages includes Further Education colleges.
Jan 1 2008
Guidance on legal measures to ensure attendance
Jan 1 2008
Guidance on legal measures to ensure school attendance
Oct 17 2007
Annual Report of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector 2006/7

Relevant Web Sites

Jan 19 2013
The Children's Commissioner's work on school exclusions.
Nov 29 2012
Gov UK site has information of relevance to parents and students for example about admissions, school transport, attendance, qualifications and student financing.
Apr 26 2012
Part of DfE website informing parents about sanctions against parents for non-attendance
Jun 22 2011
DfE website section on attendance
Jun 1 2011
Section of Direct Gov website dealing with attendance
Mar 1 2009
National strategies including attendance, reports from school projects most recent March 2009
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