We monitor every child's attendance daily.  We are able to provide support, or advice, to any parent with regards to attendance.  Every school day counts towards your child's future.  Days off school add up to lost learning.  


Click here to view Wiltshire Council's information about Penalty Notices.


Excellent attendance is important for a number of reasons.  It has been proven that students with excellent attendance are:

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  • More likely to achieve more GCSEs at a higher grade

  • Less likely to be involved with anti-social behaviour

  • Generally more    settled within School



175 Days

In total there are 175 non-school days a year.  These 175 days give families an opportunity to:

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  • Spend time together

  • Go on family visits

  • Go on holiday

  • Go shopping

  • Go on days out

  • Attend routine appointments


Our inspirational teachers can't inspire you, if you aren't in school.

Brenda Goodman, Attendance Manager

What to do if your child is unwell

If your child is unwell and unable to attend school please phone 01725 550300 before 08.30am and follow the instructions to report a student absence.

To find out about our policy for the completion of work during a period of absence click here


Useful Links


Attendance & Punctuality Protocol

Brenda Goodman

Attendance Manager


Holiday/ Leave of Absence Form