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Good school attendance is 96%+  Children who attend school the most have the greatest chance of success in their learning.  

If you child's attendance is lower than 90%, they are viewed as being persistently absent.  This may lead to further action from the school and/or the Local Authority.   

We recognise that there may be a number of valid reasons for a child's absence from school but all parents should report any absence from school via telephone before 9:30am on the day of absence.  

Parents wishing to book holidays in term time should read the letter and our attendance policy below before making appointment with Mr Armstrong to discuss any such requests.  

After this appointment, a completed absence request form should be sent to the school office or emailed for the attention of Mr Armstrong to 

A copy of the Holiday Request Form can be found at the bottom of this page.  Paper copies are also available from the school office. 

Please refer to the graphic below to understand the impact that attendance has on your child's learning.