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Excellent Attendance

Students with attendance above 98% have had less than 4 days’ absence in the academic year.

Good Attendance

Students with attendance above 96% have had less than 8¬†days’ absence in the academic year.

Below Average/Low Attendance

Students with 90% attendance = 20 days’ absence over an academic year. Students have missed 4 weeks of school per year and may drop at least one GCSE grade.

Exceptionally Low Attendance

Pupils with 85% attendance = 30 days’ absence over the academic year. The students are missing 6 weeks of school a year. It will be very difficult for them to keep up with work and they may drop more than one GCSE grade.

Persistent Absentee

Pupils with 90% attendance have missed a whole year of school over the five years of secondary education. The Educational Welfare Service will be informed and parents of these students will be issued with a Penalty Notice or have legal action taken against them.