Half-termly attendance certificates are awarded at the end of each half term during the attendance and merit assembly for the following attendance and punctuality:
Regular and punctual school attendance is important. Attendance has a proven impact on attainment.
Children need to attend school regularly if they are to take full advantage of the educational opportunities available to them by law.
St. John’s CE Primary School fully recognises its responsibilities to ensure pupils are in school and on time, therefore, having access to learning for the maximum number of days and hours. Attendance and punctuality are life skills and we strive to support our children to maintain good levels of attendance.
The Government expects us to:
The average national attendance for primary schools is 96% - this is the MINIMUM expectation for attendance expected by the government and Ofsted.
one school year
number of days
Number of lessons
Poor punctuality can lead to your child:
Minutes late per day during the school year
Equal days’ worth of teaching lost in a year