Primary Education News

15 Oct '14

News School term-time absenteeism in England falls dramatically

Number of school days lost to term-time holidays cut from 3.3m to 2.5m, their lowest level since 2006The number of pupils taken out of school to go on family holidays dropped by almost a third in England since last year, following the governments crackdown on term-time vacations.The number of school days lost to term-time holidays has been cut from 3.3m last year to 2.5m this year. Absences overall are at their lowest level since comparable records began in 2006, according to figures released on Wednesday. Continue reading...

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