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Mather Street, Manchester
Lancashire M35 0DT

info@matherstreet.oldham.sch.uk

Attendance & Punctuality

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Attendance 2018-19

Our overall attendance figure for 2018-19 was ...93%
Our target for good attendance is is 96%. Please help us to meet our target by ensuring that your children attend school everyday.
 
Regular school attendance is an important part of giving your child the best possible start in life. Below is a table showing how the percentage attendance equates to the amount of school time missed.
We appreciate your continued support in ensuring your child attends school regularly and on time.
 
Attendance during the school year
95%+

Well done!

Your child has good attendance.
 

Thank you for your support in ensuring your child attends school regularly and on time.

90% - 95%

You are nearly there!
 

If there is anything that school can do to support you with your child’s attendance, please let us know.

 

85% - 90%

Your child is missing between 4 – 6 weeks of school over the year and is at risk of under achievement.


Your child is classed as a persistent absentee. We will be working with you to help improve your child’s attendance.
 

If there is anything that school can do to support you, please let us know. 

Less than 85% Your child is missing between 8 – 13.5 weeks of school over the year and is seriously at risk of under achievement.
Your child is classed as a persistent absentee and you are at risk of being issued with a fixed penalty notice. We will be working with you to help improve your child’s attendance.
If there is anything that school can do to support you with your child’s attendance, please let us know.
 
Punctuality
 
When children are regularly late for school, they are missing out on some of their education.
A few minutes every day soon amount to a lot of time.
Have a look at the information below and see how much learning time your child may be missing out on.
 
Minutes late per day School days lost over the year
5 minutes 3 days
10 minutes 6.5 days
15 minutes 10 days
20 minutes 13 days
25 minutes 15 days