School attendance and absence

Information about school attendance, absences, penalty notices and legal action to enforce school attendance

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Your responsibility

You need to make sure your child gets a full-time education either at school, at home or through alternative learning provision

Health and your child's education

Find out what happens if your child is too ill to go to school because of ongoing medical conditions or other physical or mental health issues

Penalty notices

Information and advice for parents about penalty notices and pay a penalty notice