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Table 1 Data elements available in the Department for Education: Educational Setting Status data. Notes: *After 22nd June 2020 entry is unreported; **only 203 schools (out of 22,597) reported teacher absences; “Y” indicates that data are available whilst “—” indicates that data are not available

From: An analysis of school absences in England during the COVID-19 pandemic

  Period
  22nd Mar–30th May 1st Jun–16th Jul 1st Sept–10th Oct 12th Oct–17th Dec
No. of schools reporting 23,463 23,067 22,597 22,654
No. of submissions 753,352 629,272 497,107 823,006
School ID Y Y Y Y
Time stamp Y Y Y Y
Status Open, closed Open, closed Open, inset day Open, inset day
  accepting pupils   closed due to COVID-19 closed due to COVID-19
  from other schools   closed other closed other
Attendance     
Total number pupils Y Y Y Y
Pupils with an education health care plan (EHCP) Y Y Y Y
Pupils with a social worker (SW) Y Y Y Y
Key worker children (KW) Y Y
Vulnerable children (VC) Y Y
By year group Y
Teaching staff Y Y
Other staff Y Y
Eligibility     
Total number pupils Y Y, all pupils on roll Y, all pupils on roll
By KW, VC, SW or EHCP Y Y Y
By year group Y
Total number of staff Y
Eligible pupils absent     
Due to suspected or confirmed COVID-19 Y
Due to suspected COVID-19 Y Y
Due to confirmed COVID-19 Y Y
Isolation, contact community Y
Isolation, contact school Y
Bubble groups sent home Y
Due to shielding Y
Others Y Y Y
By year group Y
Teachers absent     
Due to suspected or confirmed COVID-19 Y Y
Due to suspected COVID-19 Y
Due to confirmed COVID-19 Y
Due to isolation Y Y
Isolation, contact community Y
Isolation, contact school Y
Due to shielding Y
Others Y Y Y