HALF TERMLY AWARDS: attendance certificates and a chocolate prize are awarded at the end of each half term during the attendance and merit assembly for the following attendance and punctuality:
TERMLY AWARDS: In addition to the above, termly star badges are awarded:
* Lates must be before 9:15 am. After 9:15 am is marked as an absence.
Less than 6 days absence a year, Excellent Attendance! These pupils will almost certainly get the best grades they can, leading to better prospects for the future. Pupils will also get into a habit of attending school which will help in the future.
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:
96% attendance is the MINIMUM expectation for attendance.
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
Click the link below to access the school's attendance policy on the school website: