School Attendance

All children from six years of age and under the minimum school leaving age of 17 years are legally required to attend school.

All New South Wales students must complete Year 10. After Year 10 and until they turn 17 years of age students must be in a school or registered for home schooling, or full-time in

  • further education and training (e.g. TAFE, traineeship, apprenticeship);
  • full-time, paid employment of an average 25 hours per week; or
  • a combination of both of the above.

For more information please read the following link

Compulsory School Attendance – Parent info