A parent/carer’s guide to good attendance
Parents have a responsibility to make sure that their child is educated. Most children attend school for their education, but parents have the right to educate their child at home (homeschooling), called elective home education (EHE).
The Attendance and Pupil Welfare Service works with schools, parents and carers, pupils and other agencies to reduce unnecessary absences from school.
Young people who have part time jobs often find it is a positive and rewarding experience. Many young people have part time jobs and Doncaster Council wants to make sure the jobs they do are safe and don't impact on their health, education or wellbeing.
Children missing education are defined as children of compulsory school age who are not on a school roll, and who are not receiving a suitable education elsewhere - for example, at home, privately, or in alternative provision (Education and Inspection Act 2006)
A child taking part in any performance which includes TV, filming, theatre, sporting activities or modelling - will require a chaperone.
To notify Doncaster Council if you are aware of any child or young person living in Doncaster and not on a school roll, and who is not receiving...
There is a clear link between attendance and attainment. The more time a pupil spends in school the more likely they are to improve their opportunity to fulfil their full potential.