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Staff sickness absence: data

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Last updated on 16 January 2018
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Can governors ask to see staff absence figures? Governors can ask for staff absence figures, and it is considered good practice for the headteacher to report on the issue. We look at the DfE's statistics on annual teacher sickness absence and at how to find and compare your school's absence data.

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  1. 1 Governors can request staff absence figures
  2. 2 National statistics on teacher sickness absence
  3. 3 Teacher sickness absence figures for individual schools
  4. 4 Comparing your sickness absence data with similar schools

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