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Attendance: closing registers

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Last updated on 8 June 2017
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Is there any guidance on how schools should close attendance registers? This article cites recommendations in government guidance, highlights examples of school attendance policies and looks at the responses to take for lateness and absence.

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  1. 1 Schools decide when to close registers
  2. 2 Examples of registration procedures
  3. 3 Recording lateness
  4. 4 Recording absence

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