Statistics on pupil absence are published as Pupil Absence in Schools in England: Autumn Term 2007 and Spring Term 2008 and include data from England covering absence rates and the numbers and percentages of pupil enrolments classed as persistent absentees.
The latest statistics report on the period autumn term 2007 and spring term 2008 and update those previously released on 25 October 2007.
The key points from the latest release are:
Andrew Clarke - Schools Statistical Team
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