Attendance Policy

Attendance and the Law

The 1996 Education Act states:  “The parent of every child of compulsory school age shall cause him to receive efficient full-time education suitable:

  1. To his age, ability and aptitude, and
  2. To any special educational needs he may have, either by regular attendance at school or otherwise”.

It is a legal obligation of all parents/guardians/carers to ensure their child attends regularly, by law all children of compulsory school age must get a proper full time education.


ACE Attendance Policy