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You are here Three Year Plan 2010 - 2013 Attendance Year 1 (2010-2011)

Summary Plan to improve Attendance Levels
We will try to reduce the number of pupils reported to the NEWB by 5% (those missing 20 days or more)
Target Group
Lead Responsibility
Measure Undertaken
Use of online roll book with facility to track & analyse data for attendance
All pupils
Initially Principal Mr. Roberts and when set up will also involve class teachers & HSCL
September 2010
Informing parents of absences of pupils by text messages on day of absence if school not informed of reason for absence.
Pupils absent without reason
School Secretary and class teachers
Midterm February - end of school year
Setting up of Breakfast Club
Target pupils
HSCL Miss O'Meara
April to end of school year
Continuation of Homework Club
Target Pupils
HSCL Miss O'Meara & B/ECCP Co-Ordinator
October - June
When pupil has reached 10 unexplained days absence from school HSCL visits family
Target Pupils
HSCL Miss O'Meara & Class Teachers
March - June
Continue to link Pupil of the Week Award with attendance - certificate presented & photograph taken on Fridays (if pupil is absent certificate will be sent home but photograph not taken)
Target Pupils
Class Teachers
March - June
Parents must sign pupil out if pupil leaves school early. Record maintained in office and recorded on Edvance
Target Pupils
Class Teachers & Secretary
All Year
End of Year Report records number of absences
All Pupils
Class Teachers
Gymnastics Programme for Infants & First Classes
All Pupils
Class Teachers & Principal
March, April & May
Music Programme
Pupils from 3rd to Sixth
Class Teachers & Music Co-Ordinator
All Year