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Why is Punctuality Important?

Being on time: 

  • Gets your child's day off to a good start and puts them in a positive frame of mind, so that they can make the most of their learning opportunities. 
  • Sets positive patterns for the future. Pupils need to understand the importance of good punctuality.
  • Leads to a good attendance record and means they do not miss any morning notices. 
  • Leads to better achievement because pupils attend the WHOLE of their classes.
  • Leads to understanding that school is important and education is valuable. 
  • Helps pupils develop a sense of responsibility for themselves and towards others and is a sign of good character. 
  • Is respectful to their teacher and to their classmates and builds good habits for later in life when their employer pays them to be on time. 
  • Better chances your  child's class will win the Punctuality Cup.
  • If your child's class wins 1st, 2nd or 3rd position, their excellence stars for their class will be moved along by an Assistant Head Teacher. 
  • Good punctuality is very important indeed. Research shows that attendance and punctuality are the single most important factors in school success. 
  • Any late arrivals (after the bell has rang) will be given a late slip from Ms. Hussain.
  • All late arrivals will register with Ms. Patel. Persistent lateness will followed up with a meeting and this will be closely monitored.