School figures show 88% of pupils were back for start of term

BBC reports …

The first official figures for school attendance in England for the autumn term show 88% of pupils went back. This is a higher absence rate than the usual figure of about 5% but it is not broken down to show whether pupils were at home because of Covid outbreaks. The figures show attendance last Thursday, based on responses from almost three quarters of state schools.

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