It's important that pupils understand the need for regular attendance at school, but it's equally as important that their parents understand it too. All parents have a legal responsibility to ensure that their children attend school on a regular basis - so, how can you make sure all parents are aware of their legal duty?

This leaflet is designed specifically for parents, helping schools communicate the importance of regular attendance, and the possible implications if they do not ensure their children attend school regularly. With clarification on authorised and unauthorised absences, term-time holidays and top tips for promoting good attendance, your school can help to encourage high levels of attendance across the school community.