We take attendance seriously at Peartree. We expect every child to be at school, on time, every day. If your child is ill, please let us know by 9.30am on each day of absence. You can call us on 01707 881033 or email admin@peartreeprimary.org.

See our attendance policy here

2018-2019

96.4%

2019-2020

96.1%

2020-2021

95.8%

2021-2022

95.1%

2022-2023

92.9%

90% attendance sounds OK but it is the same as…

  • ½ a day of school missed every week
  • 4 whole weeks of school missed in a year
  • Over ½ a year missed in total from Reception to Year 6

80% attendance is the same as…

  • 1 day of school missed every week
  • 8 whole weeks of school missed in a year
  • Over 1 year missed in total from Reception to Year 6

Attendance over 93%

  • Improved SATs results at primary school
  • Students achieve an average of 75% A*-C GCSE grades at secondary school

Attendance below 90%

  • SATs results lower at primary school
  • Students achieve an average of 25% A*-C GCSE grades at secondary school

Lateness

5 minutes late each day means 3 days lost each year

Children’s learning, mental health, friendships and potential to earn well in the future is affected by their attendance. Work with us to help them maximise their potential by ensuring they attend school regularly.

Read the DfE’s guidance on attendance

Penalty notices for unauthorised absence

Statutory Information

Diary Dates