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Pupils: Absenteeism

Question for Department for Education

UIN 112692, tabled on 26 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of recent trends in pupil absences at schools in England.

Answered on

1 February 2022

The daily education settings survey asks schools and colleges to report data such as on-site attendance and COVID-19 absence.

The most recent published data at national level is 20 January 2022 and can be found here: https://explore-education-statistics.service.gov.uk/find-statistics/attendance-in-education-and-early-years-settings-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak.

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