For children to gain the greatest benefit from their education it is vital that they attend regularly and it is the duty of our school and parents/carers to make sure that each child is at school, on time, on every day that the school is open - unless the reason for the absence is unavoidable.
At Newtons Primary School we are aiming to achieve an attendance target in the range of 96 – 100% to meet National standards.
Helping to create a pattern of regular attendance is everybody’s responsibility – parents, pupils and all members of school staff.
At Newtons we expect its pupils to:
At Newtons we expect our parents/carers to:
At Newtons there are several strategies in place to encourage children to attend school every day:
All pupils whose attendance falls below 90% will be considered for legal monitoring by the Local Authority and a meeting will be held with the Assistant Headteacher of your child’s key stage.
Those pupils who have fallen below 95% are in the Amber Zone. They are automatically monitored by the school.
All pupils whose attendance is 95% or above are part of the green zone. Pupils in this zone are more likely to achieve.
Week ending: 9th February 2024
Whole school attendance this week is 94.4%