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At Waterside Primary School, if a child is to reach their full educational achievement, then a high level of school attendance is essential.  At Waterside we try to  work hard, in partnership with parents, to ensure that good attendance to school remains the priority of all involved in a child’s education.   We want all our children to achieve well in school therefore if the individual attendance slips below 95% you will be asked to come into school for a meeting to discuss ways to improve and how the school can help you as a parent.

Further support and guidance for parents on attendance can be found here:  Hampshire Attendance Guidance

Please find below our attendance policy, which contains detailed information on absence, including the penalty notice system.

My child is unwell – should they go to school today – information and advice for parents and carers

The below resource provides parents with medical advice on how to look after their child should they become unwell  this winter and in particular where they should go to access services, as well as advice on attending school.   All this information has been brought together as part of the  Healthier Together Campaign, which is a joint initiative between the NHS and Public Health, Hampshire County Council.