At Thornaby Academy we recognise that good attendance provides students with the best chance of achieving their potential. Since becoming an Academy we have worked tirelessly to improve attendance and we pride ourselves on making excellent progress. Attendance will continue to be high on our list of priorities. This section of the website outlines the following:

  • Why is good attendance important?
  • Academy Target
  • Information about the Attendance Team
  • Recent figures
  • Persistent Absenteeism and Procedures
  • Categories of Attendance
  • Updated Attendance Policy
  • Templates of response letters
  • Attendance Rewards and Interventions
  • Absence Procedures
  • Term Time Holidays

Academy Attendance Target

The Academy attendance target is 96%

We encourage all of our students to aim high and know that the majority are more than capable of achieving this figure. In turn this will give them a better chance at succeeding and achieving during their years at Thornaby Academy.

The Importance of Good Attendance

There is a clear link between attainment and attendance. The attendance posters below highlight the impact that attendance has on grades achieved and how lower attendance can significantly hinder achievement.


Useful Documents

Please click on the following documents to download:

Attendance Policy