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Every Day Counts at Kruger State School

27/02/2013
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One of Kruger’s most important aims this year is to have every student attend school on every school day.  Regular attendance at school has proven to be one of the most important things to improve student achievement- and that’s what we are about - improving student achievement.
 
I have asked all teachers to regularly talk with students about "Every Day Counts” and the importance of being on time to school every day.
 
Below are some very interesting facts:
 
1 or 2 days absent from school may not seem much but
 
If your child misses….
That equals…
Which is…….
And over 13 years of schooling that’s……….
 
1 day per fortnight
20 days per year
4 weeks per year
Nearly 1 year 5 months
1 day per week
40 days per year
8 weeks per year
Over 2 years 5 months
2 days per week
80 days per year
16 weeks per year
Over 5 years