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Parents & Pupils


Why is good school attendance important?
Regular and punctual school attendance is essential to supporting a child to flourish, fulfil their potential and enables them to: 
• learn
• make and manage friendships
• develop new skills
• have fun
• experience new things in the world around them
• develop awareness and respect of other cultures, religion, ethnicity, 
and gender differences
• build confidence and self-esteem
• achieve and thrive with a sense of belonging to their school community
• prioritise their well-being and happiness
• be given the best start in life, enabling the best possible choices in their future
Missing school... missing out! 
Don’t let your child be the one to miss out!


Attendance | Newall Green High School

“We are only a few minutes late” - Does it matter?
Being late for school reduces learning time and does not prepare your child for their future working lives.
• Arrival 5 minutes late every day = 3 days of learning missed each year
• Arrival 15 minutes late every day = 10 days or 2 weeks of learning each year