Pupil Registration and Registration Codes

Pupil Registration and Registration Codes

The pupil registration regulations govern the admissions and attendance registers that all schools must keep.  They also regulate the power of special schools and maintained schools to grant leave of absence.  New regulations came into force on 1 September 2006. There has been an amendments to these regulations which will come into force on 1st September 2013.

To view this amendment click here

Attendance Code Analysis Tool


Advice on School Attendance provides guidance to schools for applying the 2006 Pupil Registration Regulations

‘Attendance and Absence Code Guidance’ - This provides assistance to schools and Local Authorities in the use of codes to record pupil attendance and absence in schools.  It relates to attendance at statutory morning and afternoon registration sessions and should be used in conjunction with the new 'Advice on School Attendance'.

Attendance Code Analysis Tool

The DoE designed attendance code analysis tool provides schools with the opportunity to clearly view types of absence across the school. After inputting data from your schools MIS (Management Information System) the tool creates over 30 different pie charts showing levels of absence by attendance code by year group and whole school. The tool also calculates levels of attendance in each year group.

The screen shot below shows the front page on the analysis tool where the code data is input


This screen shot shows an example pie chart


To download the Primary School Analysis Tool click here

To download the Secondary School Analysis Tool click here


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