St Francis Xavier

Catholic Primary School

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Attendance- Punctuality


School starts at 8:45am- Arrive on time every day 


It is very important that all children arrive to school at 8.45am every day. If your child arrives after 8:55am they are late and will not be able to come into school via their usual morning entrance. You should make your way to the main school entrance with your child where our Attendance Officer will greet you and mark your child’s attendance.


Please note that if your child arrives to school later than 9.30am, we are required to mark them as ‘absent late’ (which is not an authorised absence) for that half day session.

If your child is regularly late, you will be required to attend a meeting to discuss how punctuality can be improved.


Minutes late per day


        Number of days of learning
       lost over a year

5 minutes3.4 days
10 minutes6.9 days
15 minutes10.3 days
20 minutes13.8 days
30 minutes20.7 days


Be an Early Bird and come to our Breakfast Club every morning before school…


Our Breakfast Club is available to all children from 7:30am and costs just £2.50 per child.