1.7    Sonna N.S. School Attendance Policy:

There is a very strong tradition of good attendance in Sonna N.S. However, the changing social fabric of the nation is altering attitudes to school and we are anxious that parents be aware of the absolute necessity for regular punctual attendance at school. We have put the following strategies to help foster an appreciation of learning and good attendance.

Good Attendance Strategies:


Identifying Attendance Problems:

Appropriate contact will take place between the school and parents/guardians:

Attendance Records for children who transfer:


Parents’ Responsibilities Regarding Pupil Absences:


Principal’s Duties Regarding Pupil Absences: