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Teachers: Sick Leave

Volume 485: debated on Thursday 11 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many days of sick leave were taken by teachers in maintained schools in the last year, broken down by type of illness. (240607)

Figures for the number of full-time and part-time teacher sickness absences in local authority maintained schools in England, calendar years 2000 to 2007, are published in table 13 of the School Workforce Statistical First Release, January 2008 (Revised) at the following web link: tables.xls

Information on the type of illness is not collected centrally.