This policy was devised to support student attendance, engagement and success in education Two Mile House National School provides a range of supportive school attendance strategies.
The aims of Two Mile House National School’s Attendance Policy are to
Monitoring of school attendance and punctuality identifies students at risk and allows the early implementation of intervention strategies.
Attendance / Parental Responsibility
Under the Education Welfare Act, 2000 Section 17, parents are legally obliged to send their child to school. Class teachers of Two Mile House National School therefore record the attendance of all students every day the school is open. This includes the recording of non- school attendance due to illness or any other absences.
Under Section 18 of the Education Welfare Act, 2000 parents are also obliged to notify the school of the reason for the child’s absence.