Regular and punctual attendance at school is both a legal requirement and essential for pupils to maximise their educational opportunities.
If your child is absent from school, without authorisation from the school you may receive an Education Penalty Notice.
For information and practical guidance to help you plan for your child's return to school visit Gov.uk/backtoschool.
Please also read the latest Government guidance on school attendance.
The Education Penalty Notice fine is:
- £60 if paid within 21 days
- £120 if paid within 28 days
If the fine is not paid it may lead to a court hearing.
For more information see the: