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Truancy: Wiltshire

Volume 485: debated on Monday 15 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many days of truancy there were in (a) primary and (b) secondary schools in Wiltshire in each of the last three years. (243096)

The Department does not maintain records of ‘truancy'.

The latest available published information on absence, including absence by reason, is published in 'SFR05/2008: Pupil Absence in Schools in England, Including Pupil Characteristics: 2006/07'. This can be found at:

http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/rsgateway/DB/SFR/s000775/index.shtml

This also includes local authority data.