If your child cannot be in school due to illness, you must contact the school on the first day of absence. Please do this before 8:45am and please remember to update the Attendance Officer on a daily basis.
Absences should be reported through the Class Charts app or via the absence line on 01964 611523.
Did you know?
Children who have a poor school attendance record may have less chance of securing a job when they are adults.
Research shows that missing 10% of school days negatively affects a student’s academic performance.
Pupils also miss out on the social side of school life. Poor attendance can affect children’s ability to make and keep friendships; a vital part of growing up.
Days off school add up to lost learning...
GOOD - Best chance of success
There are 190 school days in each academic year
Being present for all of these guarantees the best chance of success and gets your child off to a flying start!
9 days absence would result in 181 days of education.
WORRYING - Less chance of success
19 days absence would result in 171 days of education.
29 days absence would result in 161 days of education.
SERIOUS CONCERN - Court action
38 days absence would result in 152 days of education.
47 days absence would result in 143 days of education.