Attendance is key to every child’s education- “Every Lesson Counts!” Not only is attendance critical to the knowledge and skills your child develops, it is a legal requirement. Non-Attendance has to get reported in line with regulations, and unfortunately, letters are sent home for any child whose attendance falls below 90% with an invitation for parents/carers to come and meet to discuss their child’s attendance, so we cna work together to get the very best outcomes for children.
Ongoing low attendance is a factor often linked to poor academic progress and many pupils have difficulty maintaining friendships if they have long or numerous periods of absence.
The information below gives you an idea of the impact of long or numerous periods of absence.
It is a parent's legal responsibility to ensure their child is in school.