Think Big!

Strive for the very best and do so with courage

Think Smart!

Working together with cooperation and responsibility

Think Positive!

Appreciate a job well done with respect and thoughfulness

Think Twice!

Acting with honesty and respect for each other builds trust

Think Aloud!

Say it 'as it is' with Trust, Empathy and Tolerance.

Think On!

Growing with our school with self belief and independence



              Weekly Attendance 6th - 10th November

REH 95.2%  2DMF 97.0% 4HSC 93.8%
RLW 93.6%  2LGH 95.9% 5LCH 94.7%
ROP 98.0%  3FJC 98.0% 5JLH 96.0%
1PEB 98.7% 3SLC 92.7% 6CCM 92.8%
1LJH 95.9%  4DBP 95.3% 6RLD 94.0%

                          The best attendance this week goes to 1PEB with 98.7%

                     As a school we aim to have all attendance above 96%

                           Whole school 95.3% - Nearly there!

             September Attendance Update              

REH 97.81% RLW 93.97% ROP 96.93%
1PEB 99.30% 1LJH 92.98% 2DMF 96.93%
2LGH 97.25% 3FJC 95.79% 3SLC 97.02%
4DBP 98.46% 4HSC 98.42% 5LCH 97.02%
5JLH 97.19% 6CCM 98.19% 6RLD 98.42%

Whole school attendance target 96%

Attendance Information for Parents

Our computer-based attendance recording system means we are able to monitor attendance very carefully. Guidelines from the Department for Education and Employment make clear exactly what is 'authorised' absence and what is 'unauthorised' absence.

Only the following can be considered as authorised absence; illness, medical and dental appointments, family bereavements, days of religious observance. Only the school can decide when an absence is authorised.


Weekly Attendance Award - each week, the class with the highest attendance is awarded the school attendance trophy along with a certificate and this is kept on display in the class for the following week.
All children who achieve 100% attendance in a week will receive 5 extra house points. 

This information is is published weekly to the whole school community in our newsletter.
At the end of each long term, pupils, whose attendance is either very good or improved, will be presented with a certificate.

Gold Award       100% attendance
Silver Award       99%  attendance
Bronze Award     98% attendance


The Department for Education and our local authority, NCC, have issued guidelines regarding holiday which are taken in term time.

They have directed all schools in Northamptonshire not to authorise any holidays in term time. All schools have been directed to inform NCC if any pupils are not in school due to a holiday. NNC, guided by the DFE, will be issuing fixed penalty invoices to parents. There will be a fine of £60 per child, payable within 21 days. This will rise to £120 if not paid within 28 days. Fines may also be issued for children with absence rates below 85%.


Please be aware that pupils need to be in school by 8:50am when lessons begin. All year groups and classroom doors are open at 8:45am. Pupils who are late need to report to the main reception where an official late slip will be issued. Please be aware that lateness will affect your child's attendance rates and may incur a fine.

These changes to attendance in school are as a result of the DFE - they are not changes that our school has devised, however we must adhere to them.

School Opening Hours

Doors open at 08:40 Monday to Friday

End of School is at 3:15 each day

Fing our School
Address Information

The Grange School, Staverton Rd, Daventry, Northants. NN11 4HW

Phone: 01327 705785


An Ofsted Outstanding School
The Grange is a Good School

We have Outstanding Behaviour!

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