Year 1 and Year 2:
Punctuality is monitored. It is important for children to develop “good habits”. Children who arrive between 8.50 am – 9.10 am (RECEPTION) and 8.55 am – 9.15 am (YEAR 1 AND 2) will be marked Late.
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Children who arrive late after 9.10 am (RECEPTION) and 9.15 am (YEAR 1 AND 2) will be issued an unauthorised late mark. Children who receive 4 or more (unauthorised lates) in a 6 week period will also be issued with a fixed-penalty Notice. (Anti-social Behaviour Act 2004). This will be charged per parent, per child.
Leave of Absence
Applications for Leave of Absence during Term Time WILL NOT be authorised unless in exceptional circumstances. If you take your child on leave without authorisation the Local Education Authority has the power to issue a fixed-penalty Notice. (Anti-social Behaviour Act 2004). This will be charged per parent, per child.
APPOINTMENTS - THINK FIRST!!
Something to think about .....
When your child is 5 minutes late for school
TODAY - they miss 5 minutes learning
THIS WEEK – they miss 25 minutes learning
THIS HALF TERM – they miss 2 hours and 40 minutes learning
THIS YEAR – they miss 3 days and 1 hour of learning
BY THE END OF THE 2nd YEAR – they now miss 9 days and 3 hours of learning
IN THEIR SCHOOL LIFE – they miss 38 days (7 weeks & 3 days) and 2 hours of learning
BUT they were only 5 minutes late!