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These schools are part of the John Milton Academy Trust. Click on the school's logo to visit their website.

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Attendance / Absence

Good attendance and punctuality start at primary school where the foundations of learning skills and knowledge are developed and pupils’ own attitudes towards the importance of school are acquired.

  • If your child has 90% attendance, it means that they were absent from lessons for the equivalent of one half day every week.
  • 90% attendance over 5 years means a child has missed nearly one half of a school year.
  • 90% attendance means your child has missed the equivalent of 4 whole weeks of lessons in the school year.
  • 10 minutes late every day is 6 and a half days lost in a school year.

Click here to view Government guidance on School Attendance and Absence. 

Penalty Notice Fines for School Attendance are changing from 19th August 2024 - see attached document for full information.