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School - truancy
The law states that all children of compulsory school age (that is from five to 16 years) who are registered at a school must attend daily. It is the responsibility of parents/carers to ensure that their child attends unless there is a valid reason for their absence.
All North Yorkshire schools retain records of your child's attendance and these will be shown on his or her school reports and records of achievement.
The government issues guidelines on school attendance which all schools and parents must follow. You can obtain further information by downloading the documents below or by visiting the website links shown.
Truancy and school attendance - frequently asked questions