The School Attendance Team works with schools, families and other agencies to improve school attendance and ensures that all comply with the statutory duties and responsibilities relating to a pupil's attendance at school or other education provision.
The role of the Attendance Team includes:
The Council has a legal obligation to provide education for all children and enforce the law relating to school attendance. Children who are not in school could be missing out on vital educational and social opportunities. Please read the following documents for further information.
If you require further information please contact the Attendance Team on 01642 528732.
If you have received an Unauthorised School Absence Penalty Notice you can pay using the following online penalty charge notice service. You can access the form by clicking the blue button below and selecting Other Payments - Fixed Penalty Notice - Unauthorised Absence from School. You will need to refer to your Fixed Penalty Notice reference number to complete the form.