What do I do if my child is sick?
You should contact school on the first day of absence and each day thereafter BEFORE 08:55 am on 0161 445 6079.
If your child falls below 92% attendance you will be invited in to school for a meeting with the attendance officer and the Deputy Headteacher or Headteacher. The purrpose of the meeting is to establish the reasons for the attendance and to establish a way forward.
Green Pupils with attendance between 100% and 96%
Amber Green Pupils with attendance between 96% and 94%
Amber-Red Pupils with attendance between 93% and 91%
Red Pupils with attendance below 90%
Regular school attendance is the key to enabling children to maximise their educational opportunities and to become emotionally resilient, confident and competent adults.
We will work with families to identify the reasons for poor attendance and try to resolve any difficulties.
We recognise that attendance is a matter for the whole school community and that poor attendance can be indicative of a number of underlying problems. Our Attendance Policy should not be viewed in isolation; it is a strand that runs through all aspects of school improvement.
A clear focus on attendance also reflects our child protection and safeguarding duties as set out in the statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (DfE 2018)
To maintain high levels of attendance we would like to highlight the following points: