“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.”

Thessalonians 1 5:11

“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.”

Thessalonians 1 5:11




Godfrey Ermen Primary School will work alongside parents, local community and Education Welfare service to support excellent levels of attendance and punctuality for all pupils. 

We believe that the regular education of all children, irrespective of age, gender, race or ability is crucial to each and every pupil. 

It is proven that there is a strong link between good attendance and attainment in children.  Therefore, in order for your child to reach their full potential, a high level of attendance is essential.

By law, all children of compulsory school age (5 to 18) must receive a suitable full time education. Once your child is registered at school you are legally responsible for making sure that they attend regularly. If your child fails to do so, you risk getting a penalty or being prosecuted. Holidays will not be authorised.

Parents and carers must:

  • Ensure that their children acheive a minimum attendance figure of 96%
  • Ensure that their children arrive at school promptly at 8.45am
  • Contact school via telephone, text or voicemail before 9am to report your child's absence. 
  • Ensure that non-emergency medical appointments are made outside of school hours.
  • Ensure family holidays are taken out of term time.

Any child arriving after 9.15am will receive a U code which is an unauthorised absence. 


Our school attendance target is 96%

Our current school attendance is 93.3%

Last weeks best attending class was  HEDGEHOGS 

Last weeks most puntual class was  ADDY

Attendance Badges

Children can achieve termly badges for their good attendance in school. See below for this term's expectations for earning a badge!

This term (AUTUMN) 68 days


Days Absence Percentage Badge
0 100% GOLD
0.5 99.2% SILVER
1.0 98.4% SILVER
1.5 97.6% BRONZE
2.0 96.0% BRONZE
2.5 96% BRONZE
3.0 95.2% NO BADGE

BADGES 23-24


BADGES awarded 2022-2023 

GOLD  63 77 79
SILVER 81 59 67
BRONZE 45 51 48