Our school firmly believes that good attendance is very closely linked to good attainment, good behaviour and settled, happy children.
The national average attendance level is 95%. For Autumn term (2017) our school attendance level was 97.1%.
To ensure that attendance levels remain high we would request that you only book holidays whilst school is open in exceptional circumstances and that the holidays are agreed with the Head Teacher prior to booking.
We will inform you of your child(ren)'s attendance percentage each term as part of their school report. Please aim for a percentage that exceeds the school minimum level of 96%.
Annual attendance 2016/17 97.1%
The school's attendance policy can be found in the Key information tab at the top of the Home page.
AMENDMENT TO THE 2006 REGULATIONS ON TERM TIME HOLIDAY REQUESTS
The Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006
Amendments have been made to the 2006 regulations in the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2013. These amendments, as described below, came into force on 1 September 2013.
With effect from first September 2013 Amendments to the 2006 regulations remove references to family holiday and extended leave as well as the statutory threshold of ten school days. The amendments make clear that headteachers may not grant any leave of absence during term time unless there are exceptional circumstances. Any absence that is recorded as 'unauthorised' is in the same category of 'truancy' and attendance information forms part of a pupil's school record.