FOI Request - Stress Absence Schools

Request 101000341275

I am looking to acquire figures relating to the number of teachers who have been signed off due to stress.

I am, in particular, looking for the following things –
1. A yearly breakdown of the number of primary school teachers who have been signed off work by a doctor due to stress over the last 10 years (from 2004 – 2014)

2. A yearly breakdown of the number of secondary school teachers who have been signed off work by a doctor due to stress over the last 10 years (from 2004 – 2014)

3. The main causes given each year for the stress in those who have been signed off, where given.

It would also be helpful to receive any briefing notes which may be necessary to understand the context of the information provided.

Response 15-05-2015

1.  The information requested can be found here.

2.  See table attached at 1 above

3.  all absence is categorised under absence reason Depress/Stress/Anxiety

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