Academic year 2020/21

Pupil absence in schools in England

Pre-release access list


Besides Department for Education (DfE) professional and production staff, the following post holders were given pre-release access up to 24 hours before release.

  • Director, Strategy, Social Mobility & Disadvantage Group
  • Deputy Director, Behaviour, Attendance, Exclusion and Alternative Provision (BAEA)
  • Grade 6, SBAEA analysis 
  • G7, SBAEA analysis 
  • Assistant Director (G6), Behaviour and Attendance, x2 (jobshare)
  • G7, School Attendance Policy 
  • HEO, School Attendance Policy
  • HEO, Covid Attendance response 
  • Media Officer, Press Office (x3)
  • Director, Schools Covid Response
  • Deputy Director, Schools Covid Response
  • Director General, COVID Response
  • Grade 6, Schools Covid Response (x2)
  • Grade 6, Covid attendance in educational settings 
  • Grade 7, Covid attendance in educational settings 
  • Grade 6, Qualifications
  • Grade 7, Qualifications (x2)
  • Analyst, Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual)