Maintaining excellent records of attendance plays a major part in giving children the best chance of academic success.
Every student in Sandymoor Ormiston Academy has a minimum attendance target of 96%.
Leave of absence
We are unable to authorise any holidays in term time except in the most extreme, exceptional circumstances. In such circumstances, a written application must be made to the Principal at least one month prior to the expected date of the holiday.
Arriving and Leaving the Academy
Students should arrive in through the main school gates at 8.30am. Gates will only be open for approximately 5 minutes to allow staff to return into the building.
Students arriving after the gates have closed will access through reception and will be marked as late.
Students will leave through the gates from 3.15pm – unless attending a club.
Any students arriving / leaving at any other time throughout the school day should sign in/out at reception for safeguarding reasons.