Attendance

Do you realise that if your child has one day off, they miss:

- 1 hour numeracy lesson
- 1 hour literacy lesson
- foundation lessons e.g. Geography / P.E. / ICT / History / Music / Art
- Social aspects of the school day
- Assembly and discussion
- 3 playtimes
- Lunch
- After school activities where informal learning takes place

So, if your child has one week off school, they miss:
- 5 numeracy lessons
- 5 literacy lessons
- foundation lessons - Geography / History / Music / Foreign language / Games / Art / Technology
- At least 15 social breaks
- After school activities

If your child has 2 weeks off school, they miss:
- 10 numeracy lessons where new work will be introduced
- 10 literacy lessons where new work will be introduced
- Probably - 2 of each of the following lessons - Geography, History, Music, Foreign language, Games, Religious Education, Art and Technology
- Many social activities and after school activities
- Parts of a class story
- A class assembly

Do you really want your child to miss all this?

Attendance Awards
Bronze - 100% for one term
Silver - 100% for two terms
Gold - 100% all year