Attendance Information


1. Attendance Statementยท            

Everyone at Woodkirk Academy is committed to promoting good attendance and punctuality.

All members of staff are made aware of how their role impacts on attendance and punctuality as well as the expectations of them in ensuring consistent application of the policy, and the use of absence codes.

Woodkirk Academy will support pupils and parents to achieve good attendance and punctuality, working closely with parents where absence is a cause for concern.

Woodkirk Academy strives for 100% attendance for all pupils. Attendance above 96% is deemed as good attendance.

Promoting good attendance is a whole school responsibility.  The Attendance Team oversee that the procedures outlined in this policy are in place and being followed so that we are safeguarding pupils and they come to school regularly. 

Please refer to section 4 of this page for details on how to contact school in the event of your child being absent. School day information can be found here.


2. Attendance Team Contact Information

Role/DepartmentName and RoleContact Details
SLT member responsible for AttendanceMr N
Attendance Improvement OfficerMiss V
Administration Team ContactMrs J
Governor responsible for attendanceMr R
Leodis Family Support WorkerMr N
0113 887 3618
LSS Cluster Co-ordinatorMrs V
0113 887 3609

3. Timings of the School Day

Doors open8.00 am
School starts8.50 am
AM registers close9.30 am
Time pupils marked late8.50 am
PM registers close2.00 pm

4. Attendance Contacts

Attendance staff are available between 8am and 4pm Monday - Thursday and until 3:30pm on Fridays. 

Telephone - 0113 8873602 (24 hour answerphone available)

Attendance and Punctuality Policy  

Leave of Absence Request Form