School Attendance Page

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If you or a member of your household are displaying COVID symptoms please follow government advice https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

From here you will find our attendance policy, advice on attendance matters and weekly updates on class attendance.

Regular attendance at school promotes pupils’ wellbeing, maximises progress in learning and helps children to reach their potential. Attendance for all children is monitored on a weekly basis, with the school seeking to actively work with parents to ensure a regular pattern is maintained. Attendance is celebrated at the end of each week as part of our ‘Celebration Assembly’.

As voted through our school council, the classes who have the best attendance from EY/KS1 and KS2 at the end of a half term will win a ‘Free Choice Friday’ afternoon.

School attendance target:
98.5%

Current attendance achieved:

(Week ending 11th October)

96.9%

Autumn term 1 attendance class winner –

 

Class attendance for week ending 8th October

Early Years – Nursery and Reception

Key Stage 1 – Year 1 and 2

Key Stage 2 – Year 3, 4, 5 and 6

 

Please remember that children need to be in school between 8.45am and 9.00am.

Medical appointments, where possible, should be made outside of school hours. You may be asked to show your appointment letter at the school office.

If your child has suffered from sickness or diarrhoea they must not return to school for 48 hours from the last bout, as they may still be contagious. If you are unsure as to whether your child is well enough to attend school, the following link gives clear guidance.

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/is-my-child-too-ill-for-school/

Holidays in term time

Please note that any holidays taken in term time will be unauthorised.

Teachers are unable to provide work for children to complete whilst on holiday.

We will of course do our best to help your child catch up on missed learning when they return to school.

For further information, please see our attendance policy below.

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