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Requesting evidence for pupils' absence

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Last updated on 28 September 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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Can schools request evidence for pupil absences? We look at advice on requesting evidence for illness and compassionate leave from the DfE, the ICO and 2 LAs.

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  1. 1 Requesting evidence of illness
  2. 2 Failure to provide medical evidence
  3. 3 Requesting evidence for extended compassionate leave

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