Data set from Pupil absence in schools in England

Absence rates in pupil referral units (PRUs) - autumn term

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Absence information for pupil referral units (including alternative provision academies and free schools). Data has been collected from 2013/14.


Data set details

Theme
Pupils and schools
Publication
Pupil absence in schools in England
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
Indicators
  • Authorised absence rate
  • Number of authorised absence sessions
  • Number of authorised holiday sessions
Time period
2013/14 Autumn term to 2022/23 Autumn term

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameregion_coderegion_nameold_la_codenew_la_codela_nameschool_typenum_schoolsenrolmentssess_possiblesess_overallsess_authorisedsess_unauthorisedsess_overall_percentsess_authorised_percentsess_unauthorised_percentenrolments_pa_10_exactenrolments_pa_10_exact_percentenrolments_pa_50_exactenrolments_pa_50_exact_percentsess_auth_illnesssess_auth_appointmentssess_auth_religioussess_auth_studysess_auth_travellersess_auth_holidaysess_auth_ext_holidaysess_auth_excludedsess_auth_othersess_auth_totalreasonssess_unauth_holidaysess_unauth_latesess_unauth_othersess_unauth_noyetsess_unauth_totalreasonssess_overall_totalreasonssess_x_covidsess_y_exceptional
201314Autumn termRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000006East of EnglandPupil referral unit37231323453178525523342619133.481722.314311.1674162870.3847866228.620841004314202811174202z268934143487102731006240462652559074300z3516
201415Autumn termRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000005West MidlandsPupil referral unit38257227019784522553472917531.281620.483910.7977183471.3063865625.50544126991896442274398z361336599553452929622508528302916984514z1186
201415Autumn termRegionalE92000001EnglandE13000001Inner LondonPupil referral unit28198718119945094168282826624.88659.2870315.5994116458.5807834317.26226842131827133081z21225952164751111892256512642791844393z2562
201516Autumn termRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000003Yorkshire and The HumberPupil referral unit39255424929563536281403539625.486311.287814.1984156161.1198140515.8574899281678220620200z294713141281404468413231517943539663536z1396
201516Autumn termRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000008South EastPupil referral unit463512332923114306722954201134.334121.715212.6188253672.2095797527.761961410831046640203323z3951485667036133718053911116041413111774z1033

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 31 variables
Variable nameVariable description
enrolmentsNumber of pupil enrolments
enrolments_pa_10_exactNumber of persistent absentees (10% or more missed)
enrolments_pa_10_exact_percentPercentage of persistent absentees (10% or more missed)
enrolments_pa_50_exactNumber of severely absent pupils (50% or more missed)
enrolments_pa_50_exact_percentPercentage of severely absent pupils (50% or more missed)

Footnotes

  1. Sessions recorded as not attending due to COVID circumstances are included as possible sessions in 2020/21 and 2021/22 only, but not as an absence within absence rates.

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