|Days missed in the year||Lessons missed in a year||What does this mean|
|97 % - 100%||Excellent attendance - all pupils should aim to be in this group||Up to 5 days||Up to 25||
|96% - 96.9%||Expected attendance, within Government targets||Up to 7 days||Up to 35||
|94% - 95.9%||Falling below expected attendance||Up to 11.5 days||Up to 57||
|90.1% - 93.9%||Below expected attendance – risk of underachievement increases as attendance falls||Up to 18 days||Up to 90||
|90% or below||Attendance below this level is classed as Persistent Absence and will seriously increase the risk of underachievement||19 days or more||95 or more||
Bronze Award is received when your child's attendance is from 97% to 97.9%
Silver Award is received when your child's attendance is from 98% to 98.9%
Gold Award is received when your child's attendance is from 99% to 100%
100% is received when your child's attendance is 100% for a complete term
100% is received when your child's attendance is 100% for an entire academic year
Improved Attendance is received when your child's attendance has improved over the half term
Mike the Mammoth is awarded to the class who has the best attendance for that week
*Pease note that when a child is marked as late on the register this is processed as an absence when generating percentage attendance.
The school must:
The parents must:
Attendance procedures at St Michael's C of E First School
Any pupils not present after this time will be marked as 'late after registers close'
Staff Roles – all staff in school act as role models to the children and should have excellent attendance and punctuality themselves.