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St John's

Church of England Infant School

A small school with a big heart, a great place to grow.





Late/Absence Procedures

It is very important that your child attends school regularly and arrives at  8.40 am. Registers are marked on arrival and sent to the office for dinner numbers to be notified.  Therefore if your child is late, please let the School Office know as soon as possible so that the necessary adjustment can be made. 


It is also important that you meet your child every day( or if you arrange an alternative, let your class teacher know the name of the alternative adult meeting your child) promptly at 315 pm. 


School adults will have meetings and class duties after the children have been collected so do please be punctual and arrive to collect for 315.


If your child is absent for any reason, you must notify the school office.  All unauthorised absences, have to be marked in the register and calculated and reported at the end of the year.  This is now a legal requirement.


You will receive a letter in the case of unreported absences or persistent lateness, and our Attendance Advisory Practitioner visits regularly to check the registers.




Children with on going medical complaints/significant illness cases will be exempt and at the Headteachers discretion.


Therefore attendance must be 96% or above as we ever strive to raise attendance at our school.

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I am the vine and you are the branches

-John 15