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Welcome to Easterside Academy

"Giving the Chance to Shine"

Attendance

Attendance and punctuality is monitored at Easterside Academy. We employ Education Welfare Ltd to do this for us.

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.

 

Absence

If your child is going to be absent from school please let us know the reason, by telephoning the school on the first day of absence.

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.

 

attendance

Certificates and awards

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.

 

Holidays authorisation

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.

  • 95.2% is the National Attendance Figure.
  • A child is classed as a persistent absentee when absence falls to a level of 90% or below.

There is a correlation between absence and underachievement

 

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Latest News

Learning Outside the Classroom is Fun!

Last week Mr Elliott our Vice Chair of Governors came into school to speak to children from Reception to Year 6 about their learning outside the classroom at Easterside Academy. ...

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KS1 Open Morning – Moon Zoom!

On Tuesday this week nearly forty parents and family members came to work with their children for the morning in our hall.


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KS1 Open Morning

This morning we have had the second open morning of the week! This time for our Key Stage 1 parents and families. It has been so nice to see so ...

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Upcoming Events

Feb
27
Tue
Consultation Time @ Easterside Academy
Feb 27 all-day

Please make sure you have agreed an appointment time.

Feb
28
Wed
Consultation Time @ Easterside Academy
Feb 28 all-day

Please make sure you have agreed an appointment time.

Governors Finance and Premises Meeting @ Easterside Academy
Feb 28 @ 3:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Mar
1
Thu
Early Years Stay and Play @ Easterside Academy
Mar 1 all-day

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!

World Book Day @ Easterside Academy
Mar 1 all-day

Children can dress up as their favourite book character or come in their PJs with their favourite bedtime story.

Yoga Bugs @ Easterside Academy
Mar 1 all-day

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.