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 continuous five days or 10 sessions.

For further information about pupil attendance, contact the Education Legal Intervention Team on attendance@birmingham.gov.uk

Page last updated: 8 July 2024

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