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Attendance Information

If your child is late what does that actually mean?

If your child is late per day

during the school year by:  

  Equals days worth of earning lost in a school year:
5 MINUTES = 3.4 DAYS 
 10 MINUTES    6.9 DAYS  
15 MINUTES  = 10.3 DAYS 
20 MINUTES = 13.8 DAYS
30 MINUTES = 20.7 DAYS

                       

When your child is absent the time lost adds up!

Days absent from school  

Lessons/hours of learning lost

due to absence

   1 day's absence     = 5 lessons missed (5 hours)
3 day's absence = 15 lessons (15 hours) 
1  week's absence = 25 lessons missed (25 hours)
2 week's absence = 50 lessons missed (50 hours)

 

Attendance during

one school year

Equals days absent

Which is

approximately

week absent

Which means this

number of lessons

missed

95% 9 days 2 weeks 50 lessons
90% 19 days 4 weeks 100 lessons
85% 29 days 6 weeks 150 lessons
80% 38 days 8 weeks 200 lessons

Our school target is 97% please help to achieve this target by attending school regularly and on time.  Thank you.

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