At Plover School, we believe excellent attendance and punctuality are vital in helping our children achieve their best. Children should be at school, on time and ready to learn, every day the school is open, unless the reason for absence is unavoidable. All research shows that students who attend well, achieve well.
EVERY SCHOOL DAY COUNTS
Every single day a child is absent from school equates to a day of lost learning. For some parents, 90% may seem like an acceptable level of attendance, but the reality is that 90% attendance means that your child will miss half a school day each week or 19 days of school during the school year – that is 4 school weeks!
Attendance percentages can be misleading so please see the table below which indicates how the number of days absent relates to percentages.