The UTC expects all pupils to attend regularly with overall attendance above 95%.
We have these expectations for a number of reasons:
Attainment: Students with attendance above 94% have a 74% chance of gaining a 4 plus (C) in their qualifications. Students with attendance of 88% or below only have 26.7% chance of gaining a 4 plus (C). Similar data exists for A Level attainment.
Employability:A UTC is based upon the world of work. Therefore we have similarly high expectations. Attendance and punctuality data is included in references to Colleges, Employers and Universities.
Safeguarding:When children are at school they are safer, if they are truanting- they are not being supervised.
Mindfulness:Students who miss lots of work, get more stressed as they get behind, creating more pressure.
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