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06:47 AM - 26 Jan 2023

We have exciting opportunities at the school for Teacher of Physics and Teacher of Chemistry. Please click on the link to find out more. Teaching and non-teaching jobs at Caldicot School, Caldicot, Monmouthshire | Eteach https://t.co/R6BvasimSu

18:05 PM - 16 Jan 2023

Retweetd From Caldicot School PE

Congratulations to Jack and Esme on their selection for the Wales Hockey team 🏑 https://t.co/EPoSRBUxGd

10:40 AM - 23 Dec 2022

Our newsletter for this term is now available to view. https://t.co/l4zuho7Gip

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1605970420800315399

16:56 PM - 22 Dec 2022

Congratulations to maths teacher Mrs Baker, who won an award for her innovative approach to teaching about finance! Mrs Baker was honoured at the interactive investor Personal Finance Teacher of the Year Awards 2022. Read more in today’s Llongyfarchiadau! https://t.co/igmWH781Ge

11:39 AM - 22 Dec 2022

A reminder that on Friday 23rd December we will be holding our Christmas Jumper Day to support . £1 donation welcomed. The term will end at 1.20pm and we wish everyone a Merry Christmas.

08:10 AM - 22 Dec 2022

Retweetd From Caldicot School Music

Big thanks to everyone who supported our Christmas concert/ raffle/ auction 🙏 We have raised just over £1200 for perfect way to end a long term!

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1605614284695896064

17:20 PM - 21 Dec 2022

Please support our safeguarding and wellbeing team on their sponsored walk for the today by donating via the QR code! https://t.co/LjpE5JQGfe

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1604826549760540673

13:10 PM - 19 Dec 2022

Retweetd From Caldicot School Music

Last chance to buy your concert tickets, raffle tickets and bid on our fabulous items! https://t.co/EuLP0t3fTL All proceeds going to Thank for our lovely message. https://t.co/MM5J5MMrBS

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1603725833247641602

12:16 PM - 16 Dec 2022

Retweetd From Caldicot School Music

Four days until our Christmas concert! Tickets are selling fast.... Don't forget your raffle tickets and our online auction. All funds raised will be donated to https://t.co/ZJpEqMUdpt

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1602966047967088640

09:57 AM - 14 Dec 2022

Retweetd From Caldicot School Music

Our charity auction in aid of goes live this morning at 9am. Check out the fabulous celebrity items that have been donated. Place your bids here https://t.co/EuLP0t3fTL Pob lwc! https://t.co/g8SIZv4gGw

Attendance

At Caldicot School, we are committed to securing excellent attendance for our students in order that they receive an excellent education and do not jeopardise their future life chances to succeed. We are committed to upholding the legal requirements for compulsory school attendance up to the statutory school leaving age of sixteen years or the last Friday in June for Year 11. 

In addition, students in Years 12 & 13 are required to attend all timetabled lessons, unless they have a valid reason for absence.

Caldicot School expects and encourages students to aim for at least 95% attendance as this gives them the best chance of success. Students with 100% attendance are recognised by being invited to the Annual Awards Ceremony. Attendance of 90% means that 19 school days per year are lost Attendance of 85% means that 28 school days per year are lost Attendance of 80% means that 38 school days per year are lost. Research shows that when 17 school days per year are lost, students achieve one grade less per GCSE than they would otherwise have achieved. Therefore, every day really does count!

The school’s Attendance Policy seeks to provide a positive attitude to school attendance and to record and investigate all cases of absenteeism. It details how attendance is monitored and recorded, what constitutes an authorised or unauthorised absence. 

A daily absence contact system is in place where parents/carers will be contacted if their child fails to register and the school has not been notified of the reason for absence. The school will also contact you if your child is in school but truanting from a lesson and refusing to follow staff instructions to return to class.

We have an attendance team at the school, which includes Miss Robson and Mrs Prosser. They are available to provide support to families where there may be issues affecting attendance. Please contact the attendance team on 01291 426469 or [email protected] with queries or to report an absence.