For children to make the best progress possible, they need to be in school. Attendance improved drastically last year – which is fantastic news. However, there were still a small number of children with really low attendance and, for many of them, it had a negative impact on their learning.
Last year we had 50 children with attendance below 90% - this is the same as
Even just missing 10 days in a year (95% attendance) is the same as 1 term absent across primary school!
Please remember, if your child is sick or has diarrhoea they should be kept off for the rest of that day and the following day. However, if they are just feeling a bit ill (but haven’t actually been ill) please send them in. If they need to come home we will contact you. This is an important “life habit” for them to get into…
Please also note that: