High levels of attendance and punctuality are important if children are to have a happy and successful time at school.
High levels of attendance and punctuality are important if children are to have a happy and successful time at school. There is a proven link between attendance/punctuality and achievement at school. Missing days or arriving late means children fall behind in their academic work and makes it harder to establish and maintain friendships.
97.6% attendance last year 2018-2019- children like coming to school – ‘we feel happy and safe here’ July 2019 questionnaire
Children are expected to attend school on time every day and in school uniform. In the case of illness parents should contact the school office on the first day that their child is absent from school.
Any medical, dental appointments should be made outside of school hours and time off from school must be requested in writing and submitted to the Head Teacher.
If you think your child is showing signs of reluctance to come to school please let us know as soon as possible so we can work with you to resolve any issues your child might be having.