College attendance has climbed once more to round 16 per cent, with 23 per cent of main pupils now going to high school.
Knowledge printed by the Division for Schooling right now exhibits 15.9 per cent of pupils – round 1.29 million youngsters – attended state colleges final Thursday, up from 14.9 per cent the week earlier than.
The rise is partially on account of a 5 per cent enhance within the variety of key employee youngsters attending, from 850,000 on January 28 to 895,000 final week.
The proportion of susceptible pupils attending college additionally continues to extend. On February 4, 38 per cent of pupils with EHCPs had been in attendance, up from 36 per cent the week earlier than. Over the identical interval, the proportion of kids with social staff attending rose from 43 to 45 per cent.
As was seen final week, attendance at main and particular colleges has continued to rise whereas remaining flat at secondary.
Main attendance rose from 22 to 23 per cent between January 28 and February 4, whereas particular college attendance rose from 33 to 35 per cent. Secondary attendance stays at round 5 per cent.
These charges are a lot greater than these seen within the first lockdown. Between March and Might 2020 common attendance was 4 per cent in main colleges and 1 per cent in secondaries.
Workforce absence knowledge exhibits that round 2 per cent of lecturers and leaders and three per cent of TAs and different workers had been unable to work on February 4 on account of Covid-related causes, the identical because the earlier week.
Round 4 per cent of lecturers and leaders and 6 per cent of different workers had been unable to work on the identical day on account of different causes, additionally the identical as on January 28.
The DfE estimates 38 per cent of lecturers and college leaders had been working on-site on February 4, the identical as on January 28. The proportion of TAs and different workers on website elevated barely from 52 to 53 per cent.
Attendance knowledge at native authority stage hasn’t been printed but for this time period. The DfE mentioned it might publish “native authority stage summaries for future dates on a half-termly foundation”.