Data set from Pupil absence in schools in England

Absence rates - school level - full academic years

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Absence information for full academic years for all enrolments in state-funded primary, secondary and special schools including information on overall absence, persistent absence and reason for absence for pupils aged 5-15. Includes school level data.


Data set details

Theme
Pupils and schools
Publication
Pupil absence in schools in England
Release type
Geographic levels
School
Indicators
  • Authorised absence rate
  • Authorised absence rate (persistent absentees only)
  • Authorised holiday rate
Filters
  • School type
Time period
2013/14 to 2021/22

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameregion_coderegion_nameold_la_codenew_la_codela_nameschool_typeschool_nametrustestabschool_laestabschool_urnacademy_typeacademy_open_dateall_throughnum_schoolsenrolmentssess_possiblesess_overallsess_authorisedsess_unauthorisedsess_overall_percentsess_authorised_percentsess_unauthorised_percentenrolments_pa_10_exactenrolments_pa_10_exact_percentsess_possible_pa_10_exactsess_overall_pa_10_exactsess_authorised_pa_10_exactsess_unauthorised_pa_10_exactsess_overall_percent_pa_10_exactsess_authorised_percent_pa_10_exactsess_unauthorised_percent_pa_10_exactenrolments_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_exceptionalsess_auth_illness_ratesess_auth_appointments_ratesess_auth_religious_ratesess_auth_study_ratesess_auth_traveller_ratesess_auth_holiday_ratesess_auth_ext_holiday_ratesess_auth_excluded_ratesess_auth_other_ratesess_auth_totalreasons_ratesess_unauth_holiday_ratesess_unauth_late_ratesess_unauth_other_ratesess_unauth_noyet_ratesess_unauth_totalreasons_ratesess_overall_totalreasons_ratesess_x_covid_rate
201617Academic yearSchoolE92000001EnglandE12000005West Midlands333E08000028SandwellState-funded primaryCauseway Green Primary School2178333217810398313641307495307357317344.058922.732721.3262100000000001287.692318912139063175915.596957.080348.51661003273126420010z01223573598971034517345307zz2.50326962347704370.0963678498497120.0321226166165707000.0076482420515644z00.09330855302908632.7327168850239770.4573648746835540.07418794790017510.79082822813176390.00382412102578221.32620517174127534.0589220567652530
201617Academic yearSchoolE92000001EnglandE12000008South East931E10000025OxfordshireState-funded primaryThe Ridgeway Church of England (C) Primary School32319313231123151154194947265631633.724222.888070.8361547.4074115201961504612.894749.868423.0263200504360000z023563001630163726zz2.5854108956602030.18467220683287170000z00.11798502103211242.888068123525187000.836154714271057800.83615471427105783.7242228377962450
201415Academic yearSchoolE92000001EnglandE13000001Inner London213E09000033WestminsterState-funded primarySt Peter's Eaton Square CofE Primary School35822133582101140124389160382530837424.290043.457830.83221187.40741601687169217914.4780611.502662.9754002636343130010z08130832321091482537423825zz2.95648272768057430.38470165993719160.0145805293853746000.0112157918349035z00.09084791386271873.45782862270076260.26020637056976220.12225213100044860.16599371915657250.28375953342305970.8322117541498434.2900403768506060
201718Academic yearSchoolE92000001EnglandE12000002North West888E10000017LancashireState-funded primaryWoodplumpton St Anne's CofE Primary School359788835971195761943385211499981513.394192.948130.4460666.3829819022311834812.145119.621452.52366008825840014z0409980015101511149zz2.60545905707196020.17133404230178420.0118161408483989000.0413564929693962z00.11816140848398912.9481271416755286000.44605931702705900.4460593170270593.3941864587025880
201415Academic yearSchoolE92000001EnglandE12000008South East886E10000016KentState-funded primaryAllington Primary School52098865209139096Primary converter academy2012-12-011362137324359631724242.618622.309870.3087692.4861934204213942712.3099411.520470.7894700248030410065z03223172364184024243596zz1.80594797704698370.22137426815414647.282048294544e-4000.0473333139145379z00.23448195508432612.30986571902944870.26506655792141210.01310768693017970.02912819317817720.00145640965890890.30875884768867792.61862456671812670

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 56 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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