At Christ Church, we want the best possible attendance rates in order to ensure that children are enabled to reach their full potential in school.
Whilst we recognise that there are times when a child will need to miss school for sickness or unavoidable appointments, it is vital that absence is kept to a minimum. The governors have reviewed our attendance policy to ensure that it is effective and understood by all. Here is the revised policy:
Please show the office copies of the medical/dentist
appointment card or the official letter giving details of an
appointment so that the absence can be authorised. If the
appointment is only for part of a day then the child is
expected to be in school for the rest of the day.
Government regulations allow us to authorise absence in exceptional circumstances only. Please note that: