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Absence and attendance in the sixth form

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Last updated on 15 March 2017
School types: All · School phases: 16 Plus
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Must we keep a register for sixth form pupils? Schools must keep a register for pupils of all ages. We relay guidance on when to take the register, what it should include and the use of DfE attendance codes. You will also find advice on benchmarking and improving attendance in the sixth form.

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Contents

  1. 1 Schools must keep a register for the sixth form
  2. 2 When to take the register
  3. 3 What the register should include
  4. 4 Monitoring registration arrangements
  5. 5 Attendance codes
  6. 6 National data and benchmarking
  7. 7 Unauthorised absence
  8. 8 Improving attendance

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