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You can send pupil reports to parents throughout the year, rather than just annually. Learn about your requirements and what to include in a mid-year or end-of-term report.

You only need to send 1 written report per school year 

The Education (Pupil Information) (England) Regulations 2005 require headteachers to send written pupil reports to parents and carers at least once every school year (see regulation 6).

The DfE explains in its guidance on reporting to parents that you can split the report across the academic year, for example to report on each term separately.

What to include in your report

You're required to report certain information to parents by the end of the summer term each year, under the regulations above. However, it's up to you to decide when to provide this information - it could be in a mid-year or end-of year report. 

You can use our report templates to save you time creating your own (they're framed for an end-of-year report, so you'll just need to tweak the wording

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