Dataset

NI 087 - Secondary school persistent absence rate

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The number of persistent absentees as a percentage of the total number of local authority maintained secondary school pupil enrolments. A persistent absentee is a pupil who has accumulated the threshold number of half-day sessions of absence over the relevant statistical reporting period -* an annual basis ? 64 or more half-day sessions of absence from school over the statistical reporting period for absence (this is currently the two and a half terms ending at the May half term); and* a two-term basis ? 52 or more half-day sessions of absence from school over the combined autumn and spring terms.

Source: Department for Children Schools and Families (DCSF)

Publisher: DCLG Floor Targets Interactive

Geographies: County/Unitary Authority, Government Office Region (GOR), National

Geographic coverage: England

Time coverage: 2005/06 to 2007/08

Type of data: Administrative data

Update frequency: Annually
Import source: DATA4NR-data4nr-export-13-01-2010.csv
External reference: DATA4NR-1014
National statistic: no
Geographic coverage: 100000: England
Update frequency: Annually
Temporal coverage from: 2005
Source: Department for Children Schools and Families (DCSF)
Department: Department for Children, Schools and Families
Temporal coverage to: 2008