|Attendance figures week beginning Monday 5 November 2018|
|September to date (with Reception)||95.7%|
|September to date (without Reception)||95.9%|
|Weekly (with reception)||95.%|
|Weekly (without reception)||96.6%|
|Least Lates||2B and 3B - 0 Lates|
|Best Attendance||6A - 99.3%|
Why is Regular School Attendance so Important?
Stoke Heath Primary School works closely with children and parents in connection with attendance so that each child can achieve their full potential. By law, all children of compulsory school age (five to 16) must receive a suitable full-time education.
Once your child is registered at school, you are legally responsible for making sure that they attend regularly. If your child fails to do so, you risk getting a penalty notice or being prosecuted. You also need to think about the negative impact upon the following:
- their learning
- their friendships
- their self-esteem and confidence.
Stoke Heath Primary monitors the attendance of every child in the school and in
partnership with the Children and Families First Team, we will work and support those
children and their families who are not attending school without sufficient reason.
90 Percent attendance sounds good, but means that your child misses:
- one half day each week
- nearly four weeks every school year
- over one school year in a school career
Last year our we met our target of 95.5% by achieving 96.7%.
Our school’s target for the 2016 / 2017 school year is 96.3%. Together we can achieve it.
Timekeeping is also important in the education of your child. If your child is persistantly late then they are missing out on important learning opportunities at the start of the lesson. Can we also remind parents and carers that the school gates are open from 8:30am. The school day finishes at 3:00pm
At Stoke Heath Primary School we like to encourage and praise children who attend school regularly. Throughout the year our learning mentors work closely with families providing support to help overcome barriers in improving attendance. Throughout the year there are many opportunities for children to win many exciting prizes through celebrating good punctuality and attendance.
Look at what we do at Stoke Heath Primary School to help improve attendance.
100% Termly Prize
Every child who achieves 100% per term will receive a Planet Ice family pass for an ice skating treat. So don’t worry if your child has been ill this will reset at the start of every new term. Click here to see the Planet Ice webpage.
Earlybird Week. Look out for the next dates!
Throughout the year we hold our special earlybird weeks.
Make sure you are in on time every day during the last week of term to collect your 5 Early Bird stickers.
There will be great prizes on offer so remember to set your alarm clocks!!!
Please meet our new attendance mascot
Where have all the carrots gone?
Well Done to 6P who had the best attendance and won a cinema afternoon from Register Rabbit.
Collect the most carrots to win
Request for Exceptional Leave
Should you wish to apply for Exceptional leave then please complete the form below and hand into the school office.