Attendance

Attendance Matters

 

Attendance has improved during 2017-2018

 

In comparison to national averages as a school we are 'above' - we are always striving for ways to improve attendance.

Absence targets for 2018 / 19.

  • Overall attendance target – 93.5%

 

  • Authorised absence target – less than 6.5%

 

  • Unauthorised absence target – maintain 0%

 

Period:

01/09/2017 AM to 31/07/2018 PM

 

Scope:

Whole School

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sessions

%

Attendances

47421

92.08

Authorised absences

4079

7.92

Unauthorised absences

2

0

Possible Attendance

51502

 

Including

 

 

Approved Educational Activity

1396

2.71

Lates before reg closed

20

0.04

Lates after reg closed

0

0

Unexplained absences

2

0

 

Period:

01/09/2016 AM to 31/07/2017 PM

 

Scope:

Whole School

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sessions

%

Attendances

43184

91.14

Authorised absences

4182

8.83

Unauthorised absences

18

0.04

Possible Attendance

47384

 

Including

 

 

Approved Educational Activity

787

1.66

Lates before reg closed

22

0.05

Lates after reg closed

0

0

Unexplained absences

18

0.04

 

Background information

Based on national data for UK special schools based on 2016/17 information

 

ABSENCE RATES

Overall

Authorised

Unauthorised

Special schools

9.8

7.7

2.1

Primary schools

4.0

3.0

1.0

Secondary schools

5.4

3.9

1.5