Attendance & Absence

/Attendance & Absence
Attendance & Absence 2018-02-28T10:59:32+00:00

Students are expected to arrive at school no later than 8.30 for morning registration

How to report a student absent

Call 01708 865180, select option 1 (attendance) each day of absence and leave the following information:

  • Students Name
  • Nature of illness/reason for absence
  • Expected date of return
  • Callers relationship to student

Attendance matters

What is good attendance?

Having a good education will help to give your child the best possible start in life.

Days lost through lateness

If your child is often This means they have
5 minutes late Lost 3 days of lessons
10 minutes late Lost 6.5 days of lessons
15 minutes late Lost 10 days of lessons
20 minutes late Lost 13 days of lessons
30 minutes late Lost 19 days of lessons

Wherever possible please make medical or dental appointments outside of normal school hours.  If you would like further information please contact the attendance team.

When students are absent and no contact is made with the school, the Attendance Ambassadors will make a home visit.

Please refer to our attendance and punctuality policy for further information.

100% attendance will earn you


  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 100% Attendance Badge
  • Entry into a Prize Draw (Individual Drawer for each year group)


  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 100% Attendance Badge
  • Entry into a Prize Draw (Individual Drawer for each year group)

How attendance is calculated?

  • A calendar year has 365 days, or 52 weeks or 12 months
  • A school year has 195 days, or 39 weeks or 6 terms
  • INSET School Training Days total 5 in each year
  • The school day is divided into two sessions (am & pm), therefore, students should attend 380 sessions a year.


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