New Attendance Regulations

All Schools
September 2022

As previously highlighted in Schools News and through the County Attendance Team’s briefing sessions during summer term 2022, the new regulations start from 1st September Working together to improve school attendance - GOV.UK (  For the first time, there are specific duties for trusts and governing bodies alongside additional duties for all schools (including independent schools) and academies, and the local authority.  A series of webcasts have been produced to support all partners which can be found here Improving attendance: good practice for schools and multi-academy trusts - Case study - GOV.UK (

The Oxfordshire Strategic Attendance Board convenes on 29th September.  Please look out for further information from the Board after that date.  In the meantime, should you have any queries, please contact or ring  01865 323513