Attendance and Attendance Data
Our target for this Year is 96.5%
Attendance has a direct impact on the progress of children and daily monitoring is part of our duty of care in ensuring that children are safe. We work hard at Springbank Primary Academy to encourage children to arrive at school on time every day.
Children are rewarded for good attendance through rewards and we celebrate this every week through our EPIC assemblies.
Attendance and Holiday Requests
It is the expectation of the School that all children will attend 100% of the time. However, children with an absence record of below 96.4% will not be authorised any absence unless medical evidence or exceptional circumstances are otherwise proven.
Please note that parents are required to seek permission from the headteacher to grant leave of absence during term time. Any permission granted is entirely at the headteacher's discretion although it is unlikely that the School would grant leave of absence for holiday.
Good attendance is a key to any child being able to fulfil their potential and make good progress in school. We have very effective systems in school to monitor attendance. Parents of children whose attendance falls below what is acceptable, will be invited to an Attendance Improvement Meeting to discuss how the school can support parents in achieving good attendance.
What to do if your child is absent:
We understand that sometimes children are ill, please telephone School on 01242 527766 by 9am or email firstname.lastname@example.org on the first day of absence. If your child needs to attend an appointment, please try to make these after school or during the holidays, where possible and email or give your appointment card to the school office. For longer periods of absence it is important to notify the school of the ongoing cause and the likely date of return of your child.