Scoil Mhuire Community School

For each of the following situations about School Attendance can you please indicate whether you think each is acceptable, not acceptable, depends.

* 1. A parent/guardian asks their child to take a day off school to wait at home for a tradesperson/a delivery.

* 2. A parent/guardian asks their child to take a day off school to look after a sick family member.

* 3. A parent/guardian does not send their child to school because he/she is being bullied.

* 4. A child is late to school and/or class on a regular basis.

* 5. A child misses the odd lesson because they do not like it.

* 6. A parent/guardian arranges a dentist or doctor appointment for their child during the school day.

* 7. A parent/guardian permits their child to go shopping during school time every now and again.

* 8. A parent/guardian takes their child out of school to go on holiday.

* 9. A child misses a few hours of school to earn some extra pocket money.

* 10. A child misses a few lessons to go to the barber/hairdresser or similar.

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