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It is important to come to school every single day!  Good attendance at school is not just valuable, it’s essential. Attending every day is directly linked to improved exam performance which should in turn lead to further learning opportunities and better job prospects. As well as this, coming to school helps to develop, friendships, social skills, team values, resilience, cultural awareness, and career pathways.

Attendance %


No. of Days Missed



0 days absent = no days of missed learning



9 days absent = 1 week & 4 days of missed learning



19 days absent = 3 weeks & 4 days of missed learning


Very Poor

28 days absent = 5 weeks & 3 days of missed learning

Below 85


more than 28 days of missed learning

Attendance Tips for Pupils

  • Get a good night’s sleep.  Aim for 9 – 12 hours.

  • Set a time to put your mobile phone away each night so you can sleep easier

  • Check your timetable and pack your school bag the night before with all the books you need

  • Ensure your PE/Dance kit and equipment for Art or Home Economics are packed the night before

  • Lay out uniform from the night before so everything can be easily found in the morning

  • Set a wake-up alarm and put it at the other side of the bedroom if necessary

  • Have a healthy breakfast

  • Leave home in good time to catch your bus or walk to school

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