Research shows the positive impact good school attendance has on a pupil’s academic achievement:

Attendance (%)

Chance of getting 5 A* to C grades at GCSE

94 Very good
93 Good
92 Fair
90 <50%
88 <35%
<88 <30%

Our Governing Body has adopted the Suffolk Penalty Notice Protocol for issuing fines to parents for their child’s non-attendance at school, and we follow the Stowmarket Pyramid Attendance Policy for the implementation of this protocol. Please follow the links below for these documents:

Suffolk Penalty Notice Protocol

Attendance Policy