Nantwich News report:

Nantwich primary children missed more than 16,300 school sessions between them in 2011-12, figures reveal.

But attendance has improved in all but two primary schools in the area in the last three years, according to statistics.

Figures obtained by Nantwichnews under Freedom of Information reveal overall attendance rates for 13 schools.

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