Student Attendance

Carine SHS implements the Department of Education Attendance Policy. Within this policy are four key processes. These include:

Records – accurate records are maintained and would withstand external scrutiny

Recognise – daily attendance is monitored and every absence identified

Restore – where a student’s absence is a concern, school devised and legislative strategies are implemented to restore attendance

Restore – where a student’s absence is a concern, school devised and legislative strategies are implemented to restore attendance

Under the Western Australian law (School Education Act 1999), parents must send their children to school unless:

  • they are too unwell
  • they have an infectious disease
  • the Principal is provided with a genuine and acceptable reason

Unexplained absences

Every absence your child has must be accompanied with an explanation. Any absence may be communicated to the school by the following methods:

Phone: 9243 9100 (follow the prompts)

SMS: 0437 284 421

Email: Carine.SHS.Absentees@education.wa.edu.au