Regular school attendance enables students to maximise their full educational potential and to actively participate and engage in their learning. It is important for your child to attend school every day. Regular learning provides building blocks for their future. Schools help children to develop important social skills, such as friendship building, teamwork, communication skills and a healthy positive self-esteem. We cannot teach your child if they are not at school.Children who are ill must be kept at home. The college does not have adequate facilities to cater for sick children. We request that a note explaining each absence be sent to their class teacher when the student returns to school or this can be communicated via Compass.Your responsibility as a parent/carer is to make sure your child:
Sudents who stay away from school:
Students who arrive late to school.It is also not okay to be late to school. Students who are late arriving affect the start of a school day in the following ways
Did you know that when a student is late, teachers:
All staff at Baden Powell College worry when students regularly miss school or arrive late. Please make every effort to have your child at school every day and arrive on time.