Which comes first: school attendance or health?

Tes reports …

Awards for 100 per cent attendance have been prevalent in schools across the country for decades. This is hardly surprising, given that attendance is one of the data points considered by Ofsted during inspections. Research shows that attendance is one of the most significant factors influencing children’s attainment. As teachers, of course we want to encourage students to do all they can to avoid missing out on valuable learning time.  

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