What do we know about our school's attendance rates?

Our school attendance information tells us that over the last three years attendance rates have fluctuated. Despite a pleasing improvement in 2014/15, attendance figures for the last academic year were a disappointing 94.4%. 
What do we know about attendance in our school: 
  • Most absences are due to illness and this increased last year
  • Less holidays were taken last year than in previous years 
  • Attendance in the Early Years was particularly low last year bringing the whole school figure below 95%
  • There are no significant differences between the attendance of boys and girls