At Deer Park Primary School, strive for excellence and enjoyment in education by providing a safe, secure, caring family environment, where all are valued and respected as individuals.
We will endeavor to enable the children to reach their full potential, by making the most of the opportunities that our school has to offer. We expect all children on roll to attend every day when school is in session, so long as they are fit and healthy enough to do so. We do all we can to encourage the children to attend and offer an environment in which pupils feel valued and welcomed.
Regular and punctual attendance is an essential prerequisite to effective learning. At Deer Park Primary School we aim to develop an ethos which demonstrates to children, parents/carers and the wider community how much we value good attendance and punctuality.
Only in exceptional circumstances will a request for absence from school be authorised and this will only be for a very short period of time.
Examples of this would be:
In line with national and local guidance the school would like to outline clearly when permission will not be granted:-