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02
02 Dec 2017
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PTA CHRISTMAS FAIR
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04
04 Dec 2017 - 07 Dec 2017
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Christmas Plays
14:00 - 15:00
Reception Nativity
04 Dec 2017 14:00 - 15:00
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Reception Nativity
05
04 Dec 2017 - 07 Dec 2017
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Christmas Plays
10:00 - 11:00
Reception Nativity
05 Dec 2017 10:00 - 11:00
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Reception Nativity
14:00 - 15:00
Year 2 Nativity
05 Dec 2017 14:00 - 15:00
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Year 2 Nativity
05 Dec 2017 15:20 - 16:20
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Athletics Yrs 5 & 6
06
04 Dec 2017 - 07 Dec 2017
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Christmas Plays
10:00 - 11:00
Year 2 Nativity
06 Dec 2017 10:00 - 11:00
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Year 2 Nativity
14:00 - 15:00
Yr 1 Nativity
06 Dec 2017 14:00 - 15:00
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Yr 1 Nativity
15:20 - 16:20
School Band
06 Dec 2017 15:20 - 16:20
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School Band
07
04 Dec 2017 - 07 Dec 2017
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Christmas Plays
10:00 - 11:00
Yr 1 Reception
07 Dec 2017 10:00 - 11:00
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Yr 1 Reception
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15:20 - 16:00
School Band
13 Dec 2017 15:20 - 16:00
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School Band
13 Dec 2017 18:00 - 19:00
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Carol Service at Church
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14 Dec 2017
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Reception Yr1 and Yr 2 Christmas Party Day
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15 Dec 2017
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Yr 3 & Yr 4 Christmas Party Day
15 Dec 2017 08:45 - 00:00
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Christmas Jumper day for Children in Need
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IMPORTANT ATTENDANCE INFORMATION
 
Children who attend school regularly:
  •  Achieve more
  • Make better progress, socially and academically
  • Find school routines and expectations easier to deal with
  • Enjoy learning
  • Find transitions easier 
The more time a child misses from school, the more learning time is lost and the more difficult it can be for them to catch up.  

We know that:
  • A child who arrives 10 minutes late each day loses 32½ hours learning time over a school year.
  • ½ a day’s absence per week is equal to almost 4 weeks of missed lessons during the school year.
  •  Not all absences are for genuine illness. Some children are taken shopping, visit relatives or celebrate birthdays. THESE ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE REASONS FOR ABSENCE.
  • Staying away from school can lead some children into truancy.
Attendance / Absence Table (information supplied by Children’s Services)
 
Attendance % Absence per week/ fortnight Absence per year Absence over 5 years
95% ½ day a fortnight 2 weeks ¼ year
90% ½ day a week 4 weeks ½ year
85% 1½ days a fortnight 6 weeks ¾ year
80% 1 day a week 8 weeks 1 year
75% 2½ days a fortnight 10 weeks 1¼ years
70% 1½ days a week 12 weeks 1½ years
65% 3½ days a fortnight 14 weeks 1¾ years
60% 2 days a week 16 weeks 2 years