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Carshalton High School for Girls

Carshalton High School for Girls

Carshalton High School for Girls is a highly successful school, judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as ‘Good’ in all categories.

Attendance at CHSG

We understand that all of our students and their families have been affected by the Covid pandemic and that we all continue to face challenges even though many of the restrictions have now been lifted.

The disruption to learning has been unprecedented and it is crucial that we continue to focus on ensuring all of our students attend school regularly. Research has shown there is a strong link between good attendance and excellent progress.

The information we have provided outlines our systems for supporting students and their families to ensure good attendance.  We recognise attendance has been affected during the course of the pandemic and we want to work with all our students and  parents to support and promote good attendance here at CHSG.

Facts about poor attendance

Missing out on lessons leaves students vulnerable to falling behind. Students with poor attendance achieve less in their GCSEs and A Level compared to students with good to excellent attendance.

Table 1 puts absence in the context of the days children miss at school based on a school being opened for 190 days per year and Table 2 puts absence in the context of the lessons missed on a school being opened for 190 days per year.