Pupil attendance, advice for schools and professionals
On these pages schools will find advice and resources to assist with improving attendance and reducing persistent absence.
FAST-track to Attendance is the legal process schools should use to tackle ongoing unauthorised absence – for more information see page 2.
The Leave in Term Time (Legal) Process is for cases of unauthorised leave in term time of 10 days or more or 4 days of continuous G codes and 12 sessions of other unauthorised absence prior to that.
- Absence Code of Conduct September 2020
- Dfe attendance and absence codes
- Attendance action plan - school version
- Pupil absence systems review 2018 - School version
- BCC education prosecution policy 2019
- Term time guidance for Headteachers
For further information about pupil attendance, please contact the Education Legal Intervention Team on firstname.lastname@example.org