The target for all students is to achieve 100% attendance and punctuality. The minimum expectation for all students is attendance over the academic year of 97%.
|Attendance during one school year||Equivalent days||Equivalent session||Equivalent weeks||Equivalent lessons missed|
|95%||10 days||20 sessions||2 weeks||50 lessons|
|90%||19 days||38 sessions||4 weeks||95 lessons|
|85%||29 days||58 sessions||6 weeks||145 lessons|
|80%||38 days||72 sessions||8 weeks||190 lessons|
|75%||48 days||96 sessions||10 weeks||240 lessons|
|70%||57 days||114 sessions||11 weeks||285 lessons|
|65%||67 days||134 sessions||13 weeks||335 lessons|
If your child misses school on a regular basis they are damaging their furture life choices. In secondary school 19 days absence correlates on average to a grade lower at GCSE in all subjects.
If you need to request permission for your child to be away from school within term time please complete the Exceptional Circumstances Request Form. Once completed please leave with Reception or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org