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1143107
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Truancy more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will respond to the petition entitled Stop treating school refusal as truancy hosted by 38 Degrees from Not Fine in School which calls for the creation of a new legal attendance / absence code that will measure the scale of school refusal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hove remove filter
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Peter Kyle more like this
star this property uin 284511 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>The Department trusts schools to record, authorise and monitor attendance effectively and to work constructively with individual parents and pupils to improve school attendance where it is a problem.</p><p> </p><p>The law places a duty on parents to ensure that their child attends school regularly where the child is of compulsory school age and registered at a school. The Education Act 1996 also sets out the situations in which an absent pupil will not be taken to have failed to attend school regularly, such as where the child was prevented from attending due to illness.</p><p> </p><p>The Department recognises that mental health problems can have an impact on a pupil’s attendance and the guidance to schools is clear that they should authorise pupil absence due to illness (both physical and mental health related) unless they have genuine cause for concern about the veracity of an illness. If the authenticity of illness is in doubt, schools can request parents to provide medical evidence to support absence, but this is not mandatory.</p><p> </p><p>The statutory Special Educational Need and Disability Code of Practice sets out the approach that schools should take when staff notice an emerging issue, including mental health issues. Where more serious problems occur, schools should expect pupils and families to be able to access support from specialist services.</p><p> </p><p>Local authorities must arrange suitable full-time education for children of compulsory school age who, because of illness, would not receive suitable education without such provision. The Department’s statutory guidance states that local authorities should provide such education as soon as it is clear that a child will be away from school for 15 days or more, whether consecutive or cumulative.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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284514 more like this
284778 more like this
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less than 2019-09-05T16:32:23.69Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T16:32:23.69Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb remove filter
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4505
unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Kyle more like this
1143108
star this property registered interest false more like this
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Truancy more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the petition entitled Stop treating school refusal as truancy hosted by 38 Degrees from Not Fine in School, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of introducing a new legal attendance / absence code to measure the scale of school refusal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hove remove filter
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Peter Kyle more like this
star this property uin 284778 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>The Department trusts schools to record, authorise and monitor attendance effectively and to work constructively with individual parents and pupils to improve school attendance where it is a problem.</p><p> </p><p>The law places a duty on parents to ensure that their child attends school regularly where the child is of compulsory school age and registered at a school. The Education Act 1996 also sets out the situations in which an absent pupil will not be taken to have failed to attend school regularly, such as where the child was prevented from attending due to illness.</p><p> </p><p>The Department recognises that mental health problems can have an impact on a pupil’s attendance and the guidance to schools is clear that they should authorise pupil absence due to illness (both physical and mental health related) unless they have genuine cause for concern about the veracity of an illness. If the authenticity of illness is in doubt, schools can request parents to provide medical evidence to support absence, but this is not mandatory.</p><p> </p><p>The statutory Special Educational Need and Disability Code of Practice sets out the approach that schools should take when staff notice an emerging issue, including mental health issues. Where more serious problems occur, schools should expect pupils and families to be able to access support from specialist services.</p><p> </p><p>Local authorities must arrange suitable full-time education for children of compulsory school age who, because of illness, would not receive suitable education without such provision. The Department’s statutory guidance states that local authorities should provide such education as soon as it is clear that a child will be away from school for 15 days or more, whether consecutive or cumulative.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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284511 more like this
284514 more like this
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less than 2019-09-05T16:32:23.777Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T16:32:23.777Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb remove filter
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4505
unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Kyle more like this
1143109
star this property registered interest false more like this
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Truancy more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that schools are consistent in their responses to cases of school refusal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hove remove filter
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Peter Kyle more like this
star this property uin 284514 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>The Department trusts schools to record, authorise and monitor attendance effectively and to work constructively with individual parents and pupils to improve school attendance where it is a problem.</p><p> </p><p>The law places a duty on parents to ensure that their child attends school regularly where the child is of compulsory school age and registered at a school. The Education Act 1996 also sets out the situations in which an absent pupil will not be taken to have failed to attend school regularly, such as where the child was prevented from attending due to illness.</p><p> </p><p>The Department recognises that mental health problems can have an impact on a pupil’s attendance and the guidance to schools is clear that they should authorise pupil absence due to illness (both physical and mental health related) unless they have genuine cause for concern about the veracity of an illness. If the authenticity of illness is in doubt, schools can request parents to provide medical evidence to support absence, but this is not mandatory.</p><p> </p><p>The statutory Special Educational Need and Disability Code of Practice sets out the approach that schools should take when staff notice an emerging issue, including mental health issues. Where more serious problems occur, schools should expect pupils and families to be able to access support from specialist services.</p><p> </p><p>Local authorities must arrange suitable full-time education for children of compulsory school age who, because of illness, would not receive suitable education without such provision. The Department’s statutory guidance states that local authorities should provide such education as soon as it is clear that a child will be away from school for 15 days or more, whether consecutive or cumulative.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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284511 more like this
284778 more like this
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less than 2019-09-05T16:32:23.747Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T16:32:23.747Z
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111
star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb remove filter
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4505
unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Kyle more like this
1143826
star this property registered interest false more like this
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Pupils: Per Capita Costs more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the value of per pupil funding for secondary school pupils in July (a) 2016 and (b) 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hove remove filter
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Peter Kyle more like this
star this property uin 285387 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 285388 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:40:08.197Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:40:08.197Z
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111
star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb remove filter
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4505
unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Kyle more like this
1143827
star this property registered interest false more like this
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Pupils: Per Capita Costs more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the value of per pupil funding for primary school pupils in July (a) 2016 and (b) 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hove remove filter
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Peter Kyle more like this
star this property uin 285388 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 285387 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:40:08.247Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:40:08.247Z
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111
star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb remove filter
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4505
unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Kyle more like this