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South Petherton Church of England Infants and Pre-School

South Petherton Church of England Infants and Pre-School

Attendance

It is the responsibility of parents and guardians to contact the school as early as possible on the first day of absence.

 

Attendance at School is a Priority

Research shows that there is a direct link between good attendance and achievement in school.  Poor attendance can have a direct effect on a pupil's attainment.

 

For example, 90% attendance might sounds quite acceptable but what it really means in reality is...

  • on average half a day's school missed every week (Would an employer this this is an acceptable rate of attendance?)
  • This would also mean in one year 4 whole weeks of schooling is missed.
  • In 5 years it would mean half a school year missed.

 

For further details please refer to the Yeovil Federation Guidance for Parents and Students.  

Attendance Flier 2019

Thank you to all our wonderful parents and carers who are supporting the community through this challenging time.
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