The attendance winner for this week is:
WOW – a fantastic week for Class Reception; well done!
If your child is absent from school for any reasons please contact the school to update us on the situation.
You can call the school on 01909 473223, press 1 and leave a message on the absence line or alternatively you could text the school on 0778 620 8446.
Term Time Absence
Just to remind you of the changes to Attendance Regulations.
Under these regulations,any child with less than 90% attendance, is now defined as a
Once a child has 6 sessions (equal to 3 days) of Unauthorised absence over a rolling 6 week period, the Local Authority can issue a warning letter stating that any further absence may result in the issuing of a Penalty Notice. The duration of the warning letter will last 12 weeks from the date of issue.
If the unauthorised absence rises to 10 sessions (5 days) over a 6 week period, then the Local Authority can issue Penalty Notices and subsequent fines to the parents of the child
If the child has been removed from school for a holiday during term time and the level of absence is above 6 sessions (3 days) in total over a 6 week rolling period, then the Authority will also issue Penalty Notices and fines to parents.