Going to school every day is the single most important part of your child’s education
- Pupils who attend well do well in their exams.
- Employers want workers who turn up every day on time.
- Pupils who attend well learn how to get on with others and enjoy a social life.
Make every minute count.
- Missing just two days every month means that a child misses 10% of school.
- Being late for school reduces learning time too.
What can you do to help?
- Contact your child’s Guidance Teacher. We can help.
- If your child is ill or absent for any other reason, contact us and let us know.
- Make sure your child arrives at school on time.
- Ask your child about their day.
- Help your child to develop good sleep habits by limiting access to phones, tablets, devices and telly at a decent time to allow his/her brain to be calm before bed.
What happens if your child does not attend school regularly?
- We will contact you.
- We want to help.
But my child has a health condition…
- We support all young people, including those with medical conditions. Please discuss any medical issues with your child’s Guidance Teacher.
What about authorised absences?
- If your child is ill, attending an event or appointment, let us know.
- Please try to avoid appointments during the school day.
Useful Telephone Numbers:
Main Office; 01224-589251
Mr Duncan – Guidance Teacher, Albyn House: 01224-563250
Mrs Strudwick – Guidance Teacher, Carden House: 01224-563206
Mr Price-Davies – Guidance Teacher, Holburn House: 01224-563272
Mrs Freeland – Guidance Teacher, Victoria House: 01224-563209
Mrs Alexander – Guidance Teacher, Waverley House: 01224-563210