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Table 1 Characteristics of the school, school staff and index pupil

From: “it’s a medical condition … you need to support as much as possible”: a qualitative analysis of teachers’ experiences of chronic fatigue syndrome / myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME)

ID Pupil’s age Pupil’s school attendance (%) Type of school Participant’s relationship to pupil
1 KSa2 60 Stateb school Class teacher
2 KS1 80 State school Class teacher
3 KS1 20 State school Class teacher
4 KS1 20 State school Intervention officer responsible for managing safeguarding & pastoral issues
5 KS2 60 State school Class teacher
6 KS1 80 State school Class teacher
7 KS1 80 State school Deputy head & class teacher
8 KS2 40 State school Senior lead teacher & class teacher
9 KS2 20 State school Head of year
10 KS2 0 Private school Head of year
11 KS2 0 Private school Specialist Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO)
  1. a Key Stage (KS) 1 = 5–7 years; KS2 = 8–11 years
  2. b State school = government funded schools