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Attendance: Children are expected to regularly attend school. Caregivers are obliged by law to ensure their children maintain regular attendance. We use an electronic attendance register system (eAR). Each morning and afternoon teachers complete their class register. If a student is absent from school for any reason, the teacher must enter a code. These absences fall under two main categories ‘ explained’ and ‘unexplained’.
It is the responsibility of parents to contact the school to explain why their child is absent. You can do this by;
- Phoning 326 6546 to explain the child’s whereabouts ([please leave a message before 8.30am)
- sending an email to email@example.com
- Reporting absence via our School app.
If an explanation is not received the office staff will attempt to contact parents to seek an explanation. These follow-ups do have a significant impact on our admin time so we really appreciate all parents ensuring that they have contacted the school if their child is going to be away. Please note that according to the Ministry of Education criteria, any absences due to travelling on family holidays during term time are treated as unjustified absences. These absences need to be put in writing or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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