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Philips High School – Attendance Measures

  • 100% Excellent
  • 99% Very good
  • 97% to 98% Good
  • 96% Satisfactory
  • Below 96% Poor
  • 95% Cause for concern – steps must be taken to improve attendance
  • 90% Persistent Absence – the school must inform the DFE of all pupils who are in this category

Pupils are expected to attend regularly and on time and should only be absent for unavoidable reasons such as illness.

Medical or Dental appointments should be made, whenever possible, outside of school hours. If appointments are unavoidable during school hours pupils should produce their official appointment card when requesting permission to leave school or when signing in. We request that the appointment does not affect registration so pupils can still get a present mark for both morning and afternoon registration.