Factsheet 17: When a child can’t go to school

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Factsheet 17 explains children and young people’s rights to education and support while they are:

  • absent from school because of ill health
  • unable to attend school for other reasons

Find out more about how and when children can expect to receive support and what families can do if they know their child is going to be off school.

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