2018 - 96.7%
2017 - 94.9%
2016- 95.1% (nationally 96%)
2015 - 96.6% (nationally 96%)
Last year, attendance in school rose by nearly 2%, an excellent outcome. Attendance dipped by 1.5% in 2016, mostly owing to an outbreak of cough-related sickness that forced some children to miss considerable periods. The further dip of 0.2% in 2017 was largely affected by a child's absence for a half term due to family emergency. The small cohort (25 on roll) can often responsible for heavily skewing data.
The government's target for pupil attendance is at least 95%. Parents should follow the link to read more about the basis for this information. The effect that absence has on children's educational development is documented here.