Outstanding attendance and punctuality are key to your child’s learning - to ensure that the best possible progress and attainment levels are achieved.
The school is under strict obligation to follow central government and local government guidance in relation to an absence from school. Therefore we do not allow children to take any time off during term-time. There are 13 weeks of non-school time throughout the year and this is the time during which holidays must be taken. If you have older children who attend secondary school you should remember to check their term dates before you book a holiday as term dates do not always coincide.
Any absences in term time will be rigorously followed up by the attendance officer and home visits will be made. Any absence leading up to the start of a school holiday or following directly on from a school holiday will be deemed as term time leave, unless evidence is provided. This may result in a referral to the Education Welfare Officer.
When booking routine medical and dental appointments every effort must be made to book appointments out of school hours. Evidence will be required in advance of the appointment.