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Removing pupils from the school roll: long-term absence

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Last updated on 12 April 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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Can pupils be taken off roll if they are absent for a significant period? We explain when pupils can be deleted from the roll due to long-term absence. This article also includes information on whether pupils that refuse to attend school and Traveller pupils may be removed from the school roll.

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  1. 1 Pupils of compulsory school age
  2. 2 Pupils not of compulsory school age
  3. 3 Informing the LA
  4. 4 School refusers
  5. 5 Traveller pupils

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