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Why is school attendance so important and what are the risks of missing a day?

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School attendance

Being around teachers and friends in a school or college environment is the best way for pupils to learn and reach their potential. Time in school also keeps children safe and provides access to extra-curricular opportunities and pastoral care.   That’s …

99.9% of schools are open – how new safety measures will help them stay open to the end of term

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Attendance is a top priority for the government as we know that being in school is vital both for protecting young people’s education and for their mental health. The latest statistics show that 99.9% of schools remain open and our guidance …