Our School Day
For children who attend Breakfast Club the doors open at 8.30am.
For Reception, KS1 and KS2 the school day is between 8.50am and 15.15pm.
Morning session 8.45am - 11.45am
Afternoon session 12.30pm - 15.30pm till July 2017.
Due to a low uptake of nursery places for September 2017 we have only been able to allocate morning places for the new nursery class.
Reception, KS1 and KS2
KS1 10.30am - 10.45am
KS2 10.45am - 11.00am
Reception 11.30am - 12.30pm
KS1 12.00 noon - 1.00pm
KS2 12.15pm – 1.15pm
KS1 Only 14.15pm - 14.30pm
Our drive on attendance is still high on our agenda. All children should be in school everyday.
Parents and carers are asked to arrange medical appointments outside of school time, except in cases of urgency, so that considerable interference with school work is avoided. Please do not keep children out of school for the whole day unless absolutely necessary.
We appreciate your continued support in ensuring your child attends school regularly and on time.
As well as attendance we will be monitoring lateness. In order for your child to make the best possible start to the school day it is important for them to be in school on time.
Please ensure your child is in school by 8.55 in the morning. Procedures for lateness are in place. If your child is late you will be asked to sign them in at the main entrance.
If your child is too ill to be in school you must inform school on the first day of their absence. Failure to do so could result in child's absence being unauthorised and this could lead to an unnecessary fine.
Please click on the link below to download our attendance information table.
|Attendance Information Table||[pdf 175KB]|
|Attendance Policy July 2016||[pdf 230KB]|
|Attendance Report March 2017||[pdf 246KB]|
Incentives and Rewards
At St Margaret's we recognise that for students to achieve their full potential regular school attendance is vital. We constantly promote, encourage and support all students to achieve 100% attendance and this remains a high priority.
We believe it is important to celebrate good attendance and punctuality and that rewarding pupils with ‘good’ attendance will inspire all pupils to attend school. To encourage our pupils to have the best attendance possible, we have the following reward systems in place.
Weekly Class Attendance Cup - The class with the best attendance each week are awarded with an attendance cup during the weekly celebration assembly. The class who has had the best attendance at the end of the school year will receive a reward trip.
Reward for 100% half termly attendance - Certificates are awarded to these children at the end of each half term.
Reward for full term 100% attendance - Certificates and a small prize will be awarded to these children and they will have their name entered into a prize draw. For the Autumn term the prize will be a £50 Argos Voucher!
Individual reward for persistent absentees with improved attendance - Certificates will be awarded to these children to celebrate their efforts.
Spring Term Attendance Award
Congratulations to Heron Class who have won the award for the class with the best attendance over the Spring term!