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Highbury Primary School

Attendance and punctuality

It is important to ensure that each child attends school regularly. Evidence shows that children who do so are more successful, not only in school, but in all areas of life. Missing school means not only missing out on lessons, but also clubs, friendships, careers support, trips and all the other opportunities that school has to offer. If children understand the importance of regular attendance from an early age, it helps them to maintain that attitude throughout their school life and into their work life.

Portsmouth City Council is committed to ensuring that every child gets the chance to go to school to help them to get the best possible start to life.

Please click here for the Portsmouth City Council link.