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Focus on - Every day counts at kruger

24/02/2016

Kruger has high expectations for student success in learning.  Our staff works very hard to ensure that students can achieve to a high standard.  This means that students need to be at school every day to give them the best opportunity to succeed.  This year, we will continue to focus on having every student on time and at school every day.  Our weekly tracking of each student’s attendance, class awards and celebrations will support this focus.

 

The table below shows some frightening calculations of student absence......

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 1.5 years

1 day per week

40 Days per year

8 weeks per year

Over 2.5 years

2 days per week

80 Days per year

16 weeks per year

Over 5 years

 

If you are having problems with your child attending school every day, please see your child’s teacher or contact our Guidance Officer by phoning the school office.