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School attendance and Ofsted judgements

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Last updated on 16 October 2015
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How does Ofsted judge attendance? Attendance is considered as part of two of Ofsted's graded judgements. We look at how it is evaluated, relaying advice from three of our associate education experts. We also explain how you can find Ofsted reports that make reference to attendance.

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Contents

  1. 1 No separate grade for attendance
  2. 2 Attendance as part of the judgement on behaviour and safety
  3. 3 Inspecting safeguarding
  4. 4 Inspecting the effectiveness of 16-19 study programmes
  5. 5 Requesting information before the inspection begins
  6. 6 How can attendance affect Ofsted grades?
  7. 7 Reference to attendance in Ofsted reports: finding examples

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