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Pupil absence in schools in 2015 to 2016
|Pupil absence in schools in 2015 to 2016|
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School nameEngland - state-funded secondary schools
Overall rate of absence5.2%
School nameEngland - state-funded primary schools
Overall rate of absence4.0%
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Percentage of possible mornings or afternoons recorded as an absence from school for whatever reason, whether authorised or unauthorised, across the full academic year.
The percentage of pupils missing 10% or more of the mornings or afternoons they could attend, meaning that if a pupil’s overall rate of absence is 10% or higher they will be classified as persistently absent.
- Academy - government funded but run by an academy trust rather than a local authority.
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- Independent school - privately funded.
- Maintained school - government funded and run by a local authority.
- Special school - schools that specialise in educating pupils with special educational needs.
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