FOI Request - Truancy in Schools

Request 101000290680

1. How many school days were missed by children through truancy? During each year for the last two years 2012-2013 and 2013-2014.Broken down by year.

2. How many individual children were these days attributed to, broken down by number of children each year.

3. What was the highest number of truant days attributed to an individual child each year.

4. What were the ten highest totals of days per individual children. What was the age range (5-18) of children recorded truancy.

For secondary schools
5. How many school days were missed by children through truancy? During each year for the last two 2012-2013 and 2013-2014. Broken down by year.

6. How many individual children were these days attributed to, broken down by number of children each year.

7. What was the highest number of truant days attributed to an individual child each year.

8. What were the ten highest totals of days per individual children. What was the age range (5-18) of children recorded truancy

Response 03-11-2014

1.  2012-13 - 2025 half days (1012.5 days)

2.  2012-13 - 236

3.  2012-13 – 22 half days (11 days)

4.  2012-13 – 22, 20, 19, 16, 14, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8 half days (11, 10, 9.5, 8, 7, 6, 5.5, 5, 4.5, 4 days)

     2012-13 – Age range P2 to S6

5.  2012-13 - 1375 half days (687.5 days)

6.  2012-13 - 162

7.  2012-13 – 22 half days (11 days)

8.  2012-13 – 22, 20, 19, 16, 14, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8 half days (11, 10, 9.5, 8, 7, 6, 5.5, 5, 4.5, 4 days)

    2012-13 – Age range P2 to S6

For 2013-2014 

This information is exempt under Section 27(1) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, due to be published in next 12 weeks.  The information is published annually on our website at http://www.moray.gov.uk/moray_standard/page_57078.html

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