This Statistical First Release updates the information that was provided in SFR 24/2002 published in October. It contains updated information on authorised and unauthorised pupil absences in schools in England for 2001/02, by type of school and at LEA level and Government Office Regions for maintained primary and secondary schools. The data will have been being checked by schools as part of the performance tables exercise.

Contact details

Andrew Clarke - Schools Statistical Team
Telephone: 01325 735478
Email: schools.statistics@education.gsi.gov.uk