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Attendance Matters

As a school we are committed to improving the attendance of all our pupils to ensure that they attain the maximum benefit from their education.

 Below is some key information, which you may find helpful with regard to your child’s attendance in school.

Annual Time Missed Due To Absence

GREEN

100%

Not Missing any lessons.  Your child has the optimum chance to achieve well and is taking full advantage of every learning opportunity.

 99%

Missing about 12 lessons.

 98%

Missing about 24 lessons.

 97%

Missing about 36 lessons.

AMBER 

 96%

Missing about 8 days of school.  It will be difficult to catch up on the lost learning from about 48 lessons.

 95%

Missing about 2 weeks of school.

 93%

Missing 14 days of school.  This is almost missing 3 weeks which is a significant amount of education to lose.

RED 

92% and below

Missing more than 3 weeks of education.  A serious loss of learning which is likely to have a detrimental effect on achievement and life chances. Research shows that an attendance rate of 92% or below can result in a drop of a GCSE grade across all subjects.

What can you do as parents/carers to support your child’s attendance in school?

  • Please stress the importance of attendance and punctuality with regard to academic achievement
  •  If your child is going to be absence please can you inform us on the morning of the absence.
  • Please call 01495 773068 and wait for the option to report your child’s absence.
  •  Please try and book medical appointments outside of school hours if possible
  •  Avoid booking holidays during term time. As a school we do not authorise holidays.
  •  If there are any issues regarding attendance which you would like to discuss please call the school and ask to speak with the Deputy Headteacher, Mr. White or alternatively you can email Mr. White at staff0061@abersychan.schoolsedu.org.uk

 You may email our attendance officers:

 Key Stage 3- Ms. Morgans- staff3163@abersychan.schoolsedu.org.uk

 Key Stage 4- Mrs. Butler- staff3159@abersychan.schoolsedu.org.uk