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Recording attendance: statutory requirements
When and how must we take the attendance register? We set out the legal requirements for the contents of the register. You will also find information on what format the register should take, who can take the register, when it should be taken and pupils who miss part of a session.
- Requirement to keep a register
- When to take the register
- What to record
- Who can take the register
- How to record entries
- Reporting to parents
- Publication of attendance data
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