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Attendance

Every Day Matters!

The school day for Foundation and Key Stage 1 is 8.45 – 3.15

The school day for Key Stage 2 is 8.45 – 3.25

Parents are required to ensure that children of compulsory school age receive full-time education. This is a requirement of the Education Act 1944.

If your child attends nursery it is important you bring them on time and every day. This helps them form good attendance habits once they start school. Every session counts!

You are requested not to take your child on holiday during school time as it prevents them accessing the school curriculum. If you want to take your child out of school in exceptional circumstances then you must gain permission from school before you go. You need an application form from the school office.

Regular attendance = Increased attainment

90% attendance = 19 days absent

85% attendance = 29 days absent = half a term!

80% attendance = 38 days absent

75% attendance = 47 days absent

Children with over 90% attendance at school are more likely to gain five or more A to C grade GCSEs or equivalent qualifications.

Our Attendance Officer is Miss O’Connor

Did you know?

  • Arriving 5 minutes late every day adds up to over 3 days lost each school year.
  • Arriving 15 minutes late every day is the same as being absent for 2 weeks each school year.
  • Arriving 30 minutes late every day is the same as being absent for 19 days each school year

If you have difficulties getting your child to school please come and speak with our Attendance Officer, Miss O’Connor, who can help you.

Please adhere to our Attendance Policy here