Attendance

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We expect all children on roll to attend every day, when the school is in session, as long as they are fit and healthy enough to do so. We do all we can to encourage the children to attend, and to put in place appropriate procedures. We believe that the most important factor in promoting good attendance is the development of positive attitudes towards school. To this end, we strive to make our school a happy and rewarding experience for all children.

Reporting an absence

All absences must be reported directly to the school office using one of the following methods;

•       Telephone 0161 764 2017
•       Email stpeters@bury.gov.uk
•       In person at the school office.

You can find full details of our absence procedure below

Reporting of Absences

Requests for leave of absence

Amendments to the 2006 pupil registration regulations do not allow Head Teachers to grant leave for a pupil to be absent for the purpose of a family holiday.  The amendments make clear that Head Teachers may not grant any leave of absence during term time unless there are exceptional circumstances.

Parents can be fined for taking their child on holiday during term time without consent from the school.