go

Pupils good attendees at West Berkshire schools figures show

William Walker

Reporter:

William Walker

Contact:

01635 886641

school

Pupils from West Berkshire are absent from school less than they are in other parts of the country, according to pupil absence data released recently.
In the district, overall school absence fell from 5.4 per cent to 4.7 per cent, which places the authority above the national and south east averages at 5.2 and 5.3 per cent respectively.
Head of West Berkshire’s Education Services Ian Pearson said: “Regular school attendance is vital if children are to achieve their potential.
“Schools work very hard on this and are well supported by West Berkshire’s Education Welfare Service. I am delighted their statistics show excellent performance in this area.”

Leave your comment

Share your opinions on Newbury Weekly News

Characters left: 1000

News

Local family caught up in France forest fires
News

Local family caught up in France forest fires

Newbury man speaks of "terrifying" events as fire starts 100 metres from resort

 
Court
News

Drink-driver caught twice...in one month

 
News

Bayer 10k race raises more than £13,000 for charity

 
News

Theale football pitch plans set to be approved

 
News

Butchers shop makes way for housing