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The Education (School Curriculum and Related Information) (Wales) Regulations 1991

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15.  –

(1) In relation to each year group in which all or the majority of pupils are subject to the provisions as to the recording of unauthorised absence in the Pupils' Registration Regulations 1956(1) “the unauthorised absence provisions”, the number of unauthorised absences in each term of the relevant school year expressed as a percentage of the total number of possible attendances in that term.

(2) In relation to each year group referred to in sub-paragraph (1) above, the number of pupils recorded as absent without authority on one or more occasions in each term of the relevant school year expressed as a percentage of the number of registered pupils in the year group at the commencement of that term.

(3) In this paragraph:–

(a)an “unauthorised absence” means an occasion on which a pupil is recorded as absent without authority pursuant to the said Pupils' Registration Regulations 1956;

(b)“the total number of possible attendances” means the number produced by multiplying the number of registered pupils in the year group at the beginning of the term who are subject to the unauthorised absence provisions by the number of school sessions in that term; and

(c)references to the relevant school year are to the last school year for which the information referred to in the paragraph was available at the date specified for the purposes of regulation 8(2).


S.I. 1956/357.

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