Attendance and punctuality

    Regular school attendance is of vital importance. It shows a commitment to our school and provides your child with the routines expected in society.  It gives children the opportunity to benefit from education and avoid being drawn into anti-social or criminal behaviours.  Cherry Lane’s expectations are for full attendance.   
     
    Good attendance is essential for children’s progress and achievement.  Good punctuality shows respect for school rules, teachers and other children.  Children who are continually late are missing an important part of the day including work setting and social interaction with their peers.  Late arrivals are disruptive to the whole class and often embarrassing for your child.  Arrival after the closure of registration is an unauthorised absence in accordance with the government guidance.  If your child is regularly late, even by as little as 3 minutes each day, this can add up to more than a days loss of education per month. 15 minutes late every day, over a school year, is equivalent to 10 days absence.

     

    PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL ABSENCES MUST BE REPORTED TO THE SCHOOL OFFICE BY 9.00AM EACH DAY.

    Please read our Attendance Policy.

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