Good attendance and punctuality are hugely important at St Christopher's School. It benefits a child's personal development, academic development and ensures they have full access to our broad and balanced curriculum.
Generally children whose attendance is 95% or above:
- Make better progress both socially & academically
- Find it easier to cope with school routines & school
- Have an easier transfer to secondary school
Information sent home to parents about the 'Persistent Absence Threshold' can be found at /parents/lettershome/. As with all letters, this can also be requested from the school office in hard-copy.
At St Christopher's School we aim for high attendance rates for these reasons and one of the ways we actively promote this is by following our 'Attendance Tree'.
A large display board in plain site, it is a fun and visually engaging way of promoting a positive attitude from the children toward attendance and punctuality. The 'rules' are as follows: