This consultation ended 22 February 2013.
Details of outcome
Summary of responses , file type: PDF, file size: 112 KB
The consultation sets out proposals for the introduction of fixed penalty notices to address the issue of persistent unauthorised absence from school.
In considering the most suitable strategy for improving attendance particularly for unauthorised absences it is proposed that penalty notices would in some circumstances provide a suitable quick and effective measure for improving levels of unauthorised absences.