For reference - Covid-related attendance codes to use from September 2021 to April 2022

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Omicron variant

If students were required to self isolate due to contact with the Omicron variant, you should use the X09 code to record this.

The Y code - Asymptomatic testing programme

Secondary schools used the Y code for secondary pupils not expected to be attending school for lessons during the first week of term due to testing.

The C code - Authorised non-attendance

We expect schools not to use the C code for Covid-related absence, but discuss with the DfE if unsure.


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