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School Attendance

Your legal responsibility

If you do not make sure your child is attending school you could face a fine and possibly prosecution.

Improving standards

Find out how we are working with schools and families to improve school attendance in Cardiff.

Are you concerned about a child’s attendance?

What to do if you think a child is not attending school or receiving any education. Report your concerns to us.

​​​Support and advice

Tips on how to support and encourage your child’s attendance at school.    

Fixed Penalty Notices for non-attendance at school

You could be fined if your child is missing school on a regular basis. Find out when and how these fines are issued.​​

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