Presentation on theme: "Attendance Every day counts!"— Presentation transcript:
1 Attendance Every day counts! Well documented links between poor attendance and lower outcomes.Well documented links between high attendance and higher exam outcomes.Great focus from Department for Education, Staffordshire LA and OFSTED.
3 This is Simon. He is in Year 7 and has 90% attendance. Is that good?What does this mean?
4 Simon thinks this is pretty good, so do his parents. Are they right? 90% attendance = ½ day missed every week!!(Would your boss like you to be off work this much??). That’s practically part time!MonTueWedThurFri?Absent half a day every week
5 Lets looks a little closer….. 1 school year at 90% attendance = 4 whole weeks of lessons MISSED!!!38 school weeksSept July?Absent for 4 weeks
6 90% attendance over 5 years of secondary school…. = ½ a school year missed!Sept JulyY7Y8Y9½ a year absent from schoolY10Y11
7 What impact might this have on Simon’s life……? Research suggests that 17 missed school days a year = GCSE grade DROP in achievement. (DfE)The greater the attendance the greater the achievement.
8 Percentage Attendance Weekly 90% = ½ day80% = 1 day70% = 1 ½ days60% = 2 days50% = 2 ½ days40% = 3 days30% = 3 ½ days
9 Percentage Attendance Termly/Yearly 90% = 1 week 2 days = 4 weeks80% = 2 weeks 4 days = 8 weeks70% = 4 weeks 1 day = 12 weeks60% = 5 weeks 3 days = 16 weeks50% = 7 weeks = 20 weeks40% = 8 weeks 2 days = 24 weeks30% = 9 weeks 1 day = 28 weeks
10 Percentage Attendance by Yr 11 90% = 20 weeks = 1 ½ TERMS80% = 40 weeks = 1YEAR70% = 60 weeks = 1 ½ YEARS60% = 80 weeks = 2 YEARS50% = 100 weeks = 2 ½ YEARS
11 What could Simon’s potential earnings look like? Graduate degree £15.01 per hourA levels £10.25 per hourGCSE’s £9.02 per hour.no qualifications £7.44 per hour.Potential Earnings average per hourQualificationsWhat do you want for you?
12 Grades = £Some statistics indicate that pupils leaving with 5As at GCSE, over a lifetime, will earn £350,000 more than those leaving with 5Cs
13 So 90% is not as good as it first seemed. What can do as a student to increase my attendance?Make sure you come into school as much as you can, taking as a few sick days as possible.Keep a track of your attendance in your planner with the help of your tutor.Minimise the amount of time you have dental appointments/doctors appointments in the school day – try to get after school appointments if possible.Don’t be late to school as this effects your attendance.