Promoting School Attendance, Getting to School - On Time- Every Day!
Attending school has a huge impact on children's academic success starting from Nursery right through to High School. Research shows that pupils with high levels of school attendance are more likely to benefit from education, achieve better exam results and go on to have more successful careers.
Families play a key role in making sure their children get to school safely and on time.
At Amberley, we are committed to helping you get your child to school regularly and on time.
Click on our handy guide for some tips to help you as parents communicate the importance of attendance to your child.
What is Persistent Absence?
If your child takes too much time off school they will become considered as PA or persistently absent. (Attendance below 90% = persistent absence). Missing school will make your child fall behind in lessons and will impact on their academic progress and achievement.
Promoting excellent attendance to ensure that your child makes every minute of every lesson of everyday count.
Be aware of how much learning time is lost with increasing numbers of days absent:
Reporting your child's absence
Call school on 0191 2008344
Speak to either the office staff or leave a message explaining what is wrong with your child.
Do this for each day of absence.
Being punctual means.........
..............making sure your child is at school on time and ready to learn.
These children are receiving their 100% certificates for attending school every day in the Summer Term!
Congratulations to this 100% attender who had his name drawn out of the hat to win this book voucher.