Every school day counts and a lost day is a lost learning opportunity.
‘school leaders take responsibility for prioritising good attendance and building a culture which makes the intrinsic link between attendance and attainment in the minds of staff, pupils and parents alike. They review and revise the curriculum offered, and evaluate and improve teaching to ensure that it is engaging for all learners, ensuring that they want to come to school for fear of missing out.
Rewarding attendance and sanctions: rewarding good attendance, both explicitly with the use of extrinsic rewards (prizes, recognition and so on) alongside highlighting the intrinsic motivation of success, is used along with being equally clear with parents and carers about the sanctions available for absence”.
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