Ofsted: Pupil Absence Rates - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:57 pm on 13 February 2024.

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Photo of Lord Laming Lord Laming Chair, Accommodation Steering Group Committee 2:57, 13 February 2024

My Lords, the Minister will recall that in the Children’s Commissioner’s latest report, on absenteeism, she says:

“For some, the pandemic has led to disengagement. Schools and families have said that they feel like the social contract between parents and schools has been broken”.

Could we be assured that an Ofsted report will consider also the positive and creative engagement of parents in school life?