Pupils: Absenteeism:Written question - 13646

Asked by John Pugh
Asked on: 27 October 2015
Department for Education
Pupils: Absenteeism
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the figures for school absence in England were in each year since 2005.
Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 03 November 2015

Information on pupil absence in schools in England is available in the ‘Statistics: pupil absence’ series[1].

National absence figures between 2009 and 2014, can be found through the link to ‘Pupil absence in schools in England: 2013 to 2014’ in the spreadsheet named ‘National tables: SFR10/2015’.

Table 1.1 provides absence information across the first five half terms between 2009 and 2014.

National absence figures between 2005 and 2009, can be found through follow the link to ‘Pupil absence in schools in England, including pupil characteristics: academic year 2009 to 2010’.

[1] https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-pupil-absence

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