Updated 30 August 2010 : Change to Truancy Column for absence codes S & I
All schools are encouraged to review this list prior to 2011, as there are some key changes to the use of each code.
• V (Study) clearly states it only covers on-site (unsupervised) study, whereas X (Exam) states it covers exam leave (not at school). Supervised Study should be marked as Present.
• Overseas : This now only covers a student travelling overseas for a specific purpose. A student on a holiday no longer falls within this category. A student on a school trip would be J. A student on a family holiday would be E