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Last updated on 24 July 2019
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Find out about the statutory requirements for school procedures on children missing education (CME), including monitoring attendance, admissions registers and making reasonable enquiries after a child is identified as missing. Read CME policies from primary, secondary and special schools.

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  1. Attendance and registration requirements
  2. Know the types of pupils who are most at risk of going missing from education 
  3. Search for pupils who aren't attending your school
  4. Do we need a CME policy?
  5. CME policies: examples
  6. Safeguarding Training Centre from The Key

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