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School Attendance Updates

Pupil attendance and leave of absence 2017

What we have been doing to improve and sustain the best outcomes for our learners this year

During the last year staff have worked relentlessly with parents, carers and extended services to ensure that we promoting and communicating the importance of good attendance at school. Action has included;

- Reviewing and updating our Pupil Attendance Policy

- Providing letters to parents and carers to fully explain the importance of good attendance and the impact of poor attendance on pupils

- Updating our school website to ensure we consistently communicate the importance of this issues

- Provided individualised parents meetings to ensure the relevant services are supporting families well

- Held parents discussions (as part of parents mornings and school events) to raise the profile of attendance and to provide ongoing opportunities for discussing this issue

- Ensured that we have created action plans with parents and relevant services where attendance decreases or does not improve

- Reported ongoing development and outcomes to the school Governors and the local authority

- Held multi agency meetings with health teams and social care to explore how all services to can support pupils with additional needs e.g. health concerns  

 

For further information about our action this year and our school policy, please follow this link.


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