Tairangi School Procedure Statement

ATTENDANCE REGISTERS        NAG 6 Legislation & Regulations

The following procedures are to be followed by the school:

  1. All teachers will be reminded about the procedures for keeping registers at Teacher Only Days at the beginning of each year.
  2. Temporary registers will be kept for the first two weeks of the year.  In week 3 all information will be transcribed to the permanent register.  Temporary registers will be kept.
  3. All registers will be accurately kept by teachers.  All entries will be in ink.  Mistakes will be crossed out, corrected and noted in the registers’ “remarks” column.  ‘Twink’ or white-out will not be used.
  4. Boys’ names will be listed before girls.
  5. Each age group will be listed separately.
  6. Student’s ethnicity, time at school and ages as at 1 January will be recorded.
  7. Registers will be marked twice a day for each student.
  8. Weekly totals of attendance will be kept.  A total of half days will be recorded at the end of each term and at the end of the year.
  9. The maximum number of possible half days attended for each child each year will be 394.
  10. Recording weekly roll numbers in registers will be completed as instructed each year on Teacher Only Day.
  11. Registers will be inspected by the Principal at regular intervals.
  12. Attendance registers will be kept by the school for 10 years.
  13. All Emergency Drills will be recorded in the attendance register on the day the drill was held.

File:registers6.doc        Procedure Statement – Attendance Registers