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Children registered at a school must attend school unless there is genuine reason given for their absence.
There are many reasons why young people fail to attend school regularly, if you are experiencing any problems in the first instance you should contact the school who should help you to resolve these problems. If you are still experiencing problems you can contact an attendance officer.
A child missing in education is defined as:
“Any child of compulsory school age (5-16) who is not registered at any formally approved education activity and has been out of any education provision for a substantial period of time”
The council works with key partners including schools, housing, health, social care, youth offending team and the police. All of these agencies work together and manage the risk of pupils who may be missing education.
In Warrington children fall out of the education system and are at risk of going missing because they: