Miss School = Miss Out: A Strategy for Improving Pupil Attendance

Consultation opened on 24 March 2016. Closing date 16 June 2016.


The Department has launched a consultation on the draft Strategy for Improving Pupil Attendance.

To respond to this consultation you can print out the PDF documents and send in a hard copy response, or scroll further down the page and, under Ways to respond, click on the green button “Respond Online” to submit an electronic response.

The consultation period runs from the 24 March 2016 to the 16 June 2016


Consultation description

School attendance is managed within the existing legislative framework and current policies and processes.  Schools which successfully address poor attendance will monitor data closely and take appropriate and prompt action on potential concerns.  The strategy encompasses all the key elements and sets out indicators of success and these are the subject of this consultation and your views are sought on the range of questions set out in the response questionnaire.

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