Regular attendance at school promotes pupils’ wellbeing and gives them the best chance of learning and reaching their potential. When school is open, pupils should always attend school unless the reason for the absence can not be helped
Good attendance is vital because pupils:
These trends are similar to those seen in previous years. We encourage 100% attendance and punctuality for all pupils, and have a minimum expectation of 97%.
Our school has a robust and comprehensive attendance policy.
We have simplify this and given families the key headlines, we have summarised it in a quick read document. You can find both policies below:
As part of the Swaledale Alliance working group for attendance, we were collaborators in the production of a system-led attendance information leaflet for families.
Pastoral Support Worker
Please speak with Miss Leyburn, who is part of our inclusion team, if you are having any issues with attendance including lateness.
Here is Lewis to explain a little more about why attendance is so important.