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School attendance

Information about lateness, part-time work, sickness and absence.

Absence due to religious observation

Find out when your child may miss school for religious reasons.

Attendance at nursery school

Nursery schools and preparing your child for school life.

Minor sickness and school attendance

General guidance to help parents decide whether their children are well enough to attend school.

Penalty notices - fines for non-attendance at school

Find out what penalty notices are, why they are issued and what parents and carers have to do if they receive one.

School attendance - what parents and carers need to know

Why it’s important that your child is at school regularly and on time.

Information for schools - supporting attendance

Advice and legal information for schools attendance regarding lateness, sickness and absence.