Roz Pickersgill is in school every Wednesday morning. Parents/Carers are encouraged to come in and speak with her or any member of our school attendance team: Mrs Loughran, Miss Sharp and Mrs Carter, regarding any attendance issues.
Education Welfare Ltd will send letters to parents/carers who fail to notify the school regarding the reason for absence or whose child’s absence becomes unacceptable. The school reports on absence at consultation time and in the end of year report to parents/carers. The Head Teacher reports fortnightly on your child’s class attendance.
Certificates are awarded for 100% attendance each term and an ‘Easterside Experience’ is arranged for those children in order for them to celebrate. Weekly attendance and punctuation awards are given out on Friday’s at the ‘Celebration Assembly’. Please inform the school if your child is reluctant to come to school, so problems can be sorted. The school is supported by two Pupil and Parent Support Advisors and an Educational Welfare Officer, who help to resolve attendance issues.
Governors and the Head Teacher can no longer authorise holidays in term time except in exceptional circumstances. This must be done through completing the leave of absence form in the main office.
Please make sure you have agreed an appointment time.
Early Years (Nursery and Reception) parents and family are invited to stay on Thursday’s to join in themed activities with their child in the setting.
For morning nursery and reception this is at 8.45am and for afternoon nursery this is at 12. The sessions last for approx 30 – 45 mins. Everyone welcome!
Children can dress up as their favourite book character or come in their PJs with their favourite bedtime story.
Reception children will take part in Yoga Bugs every Thursday. Please ensure they have their PE kit with them on these days and earrings are taken out if they have them.