Attendance and Punctuality


The importance of good attendance and arriving in school on time is key in maximising the learning for each child in our school. The doors open from 8:45am-8:50am off either the bottom or middle playground and the children start personalised learning from the moment they get to their classrooms as part of their I-learn time.

If your child is unwell, please telephone the school from 8am to inform us. If we do not hear from you, we operate a first day calling system to ensure that you are aware that they aren’t in school and to find out the reason for their absence. All absences will need a written note for our records which are also scrutinised by the Education Welfare Officer.

Government targets for attendance are 97% for every pupil. Those children with less than 90% attendance are considered persistent absentees, even if the reason for absence is authorised.

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 Attendance Booklet_Mar 2023.pdfDownload
 Attendance Policy_Mar 2023.pdfDownload
 Leave of Absence leaflet for parents.pdfDownload
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