Pay your school attendance fine

Paying fines for unauthorised absences must be done online.

You will need:

  • your customer reference number, found on your fine letter
  • your credit or debit card

Appealing your fine

If you have been issued a fine for your child’s unauthorised absence in term time, you can appeal it. Within 28 days of issue date on your penalty notice, you need to write to or send your appeal by post to: 

Attendance and Inclusion Legal Team

Floor 7

North wing


Sheffield S1 4PL

Please see the information provided on your penalty notice before making your representation.

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