Below are just some of the key reasons why it is so important to attend school:
It is a known fact that high levels of school attendance are linked to examination success. Reference: Miss School, Miss Out (Department of Education NI)
Whenever a students’ attendance falls below 90% intervention strategies will take place to support and encourage the pupil to come to school more regularly. If this continues to fall, then collaboration takes place with the Education Welfare Service in order to support our students and ensure that they have the best chance of meeting their potential.
We also celebrate those who have great attendance. This is in a number of ways including:
At Ashfield Girls’ High School, we want every student to have the opportunity to achieve their best. Attendance is key in helping them achieve their potential.