ATTENDANCE-PARENT/CARERS  RESPONSIBILITIES

WHAT TO DO IF YOUR CHILD IS ABSENT

  • Contact the main office on 0151 727 1387 and select attendance line
  • Contact on the first day of absence and every following day until they return
  • When your child returns please send them in with a note explaining the reason for absence
  • If appropriate please provide a medical note or appointment card
  • If we do not have a reason for absence your child will receive an unauthorised mark (0)
  • There are sanctions in place in school for unexplained and unauthorised absences
  • Unauthorised absences can result in action from the Education Welfare Officer including fines and possible court action
  • In the event of an unexplained absence you will be informed automatically by a text /home visit
  • This communication is a vital part of our commitment to the safety of your child
  • In order for the system to be effective we must have an up to date telephone number to contact you during the school day
  • Please ensure you notify school of any changed to your contact details (particularly mobile phone numbers) as soon as possible
  • It is vital that your child is in registration, in order to avoid an unnecessary call from the Attendance Officer

 

PUNCTUALITY-STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES

SCHOOL STARTS PROMPTLY AT 8.40AM.THERE ARE SANCTONS IN PLACE AT SCHOOL FOR LATENESS.

  • If you arrive late before 9am please make sure that you make yourself know to the member of staff on duty at the front gate
  • If you arrive late after 09.30am please go to Reception to report to the Attendance Officer
  • You will receive 1 dermit if you are late before 9am. 2 dermits after 9am.¬† 5 dermits after 9.30am.YOU MUST SIGN IN OR YOU WILL BE MARKED AS ABSENT AND AN AUTOMATED MESSAGE WILL BE SENT TO YOUR PARENT/CARER INFORMING THEM THAT YOU ARE NOT IN SCHOOL