We believe that high attendance rates are a significant factor in maintaining the quality of education that we provide. Excellent attendance enables a child to maximise their learning potential; become emotionally resilient; and prepares them for becoming young adults.
Good attendance is the responsibility of the whole school community. Every child is encouraged to be in school, on time, every day.
Is absence is unavoidable, please inform the office by 9.00am on your child's first day of absence and every day thereafter.
If we have not been informed of an absence a text message will be sent to the parent/guardian after the close of register. This will be followed by a phone call later in the morning if no response is received.
If leave from the school is needed, then a ‘Request for Leave’ form must be completed at least 5 days in advance. Please note that the School can no longer authorise any holiday during term-time. Holiday that totals or exceeds 6 days, or holiday plus unauthorised absences totalling or exceeding 6 days, over a 12 week period will mean that a referral has to be made to the Local Authority where a fine may be issued.
Please refer to our attendance policy for further consequences of poor attendance and punctuality.