report a student absence, Kimberley Park has introduced a
text messaging service.
ABSENCE to 0427 491 592 (this is a text-only number to an
MESSAGE MUST CONTAIN THE STUDENT'S
NAME, THE DAY OR DAYS THE STUDENT IS ABSENT AND THE REASON.
NO REASON IS SUPPLIED (SICK,
HOLIDAY, FAMILY REASONS ETC) THE ABSENCE WILL BE RECORDED AS UNEXPLAINED.
attendance promotes the best learning opportunities for students.
parents are required to collect their child during learning times to attend an
appointment or to leave school grounds early. I request that parents please
sign children out at the office before progressing to the classroom to collect
notice, in writing to the class teacher, will enable the teacher to support
your child to be ready on time. This also provides students the opportunity to
prepare any homework or catch-up work that their teacher may wish to negotiate
Every day counts is a state wide initiative
that aims to assist in improving student attendance at school through a shared
commitment by students, parents, caregivers, schools and the community.
To do this, Every day counts
promotes four key messages:
- all children should be enrolled at school and attend on
every school day
- schools should monitor, communicate and implement
strategies to improve regular school attendance
- truanting can place a student in unsafe situations and
impact on their future employability and life choices
- attendance at school is the responsibility of everyone
in the community.