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Attendance Policy

In order for students to achieve success it is crucial that they attend school. According to the Department for Education, if a student is absent for:

  • 5 or more days for any reason in a term, this is classified as having habitual non-attendance issues
  • 10 or more days for any reason in a term, this is classified as having chronic non-attendance issues

To support students to achieve their best, Modbury High School has incorporated increased student attendance as a target in our site improvement plan.

The school aims to achieve a 95% attendance rate for students throughout the academic year and all members of the school community, staff, students and parents/guardians have responsibilities to fulfil this. 

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