Attendance: national, LA and school dataCompare your school's attendance data to others locally and nationally, using our templates and summary of the data. We explain how the data is collected, and where you can find your own attendance data.
Attendance: the legal requirementsHow many days a year can a child be legally absent from school? We set out the legal requirements relating to school attendance that apply to parents. You will also find information on when absence should be authorised, and when headteachers are permitted to authorise absence.
Persistent latenessRead on to find strategies for reducing persistent lateness. We also look at whether parents can be fined.