Every minute counts when it comes to attendance in school and so we work hard to promote this to our children and families.
Our target for attendance this academic year (2021-2022) is 96.5%.
Improving on last year where we finished on 95.8%. Last year (2018-2019) we successfully maintained 96% for the majority of the year, just shy of our school target of 96.5% the national expectation, and significantly reduced the overall number of persistent absentees. Term time holidays played a significant role in the drop in attendance figures at the end of last year. We do recognise that quality family time is important but can you please refrain from planning term time holidays.
We take a pro-active approach to encourage children to attend regularly, by:
For further and more detailed information, a copy of the school's Attendance policy can be found under the Policies tab of the website.
8.40am: Children are welcome in to school
8.45am: All children expected in school
8.50am: Children arriving after this time should be brought into school via the Office, so that parents can sign the late book, stating a reason for lateness.
9.15am: Registers close. Children arriving after this time will be recorded as 'unauthorised absence'.
Children who are repeatedly late will be referred to the Education Welfare Service.