Regular attendance at school is essential if educational benefit is to be maximized.

Responsibility for maintaining acceptable attendance rests with the parent and/or the student. The school has a responsibility to keep the student and parent regularly informed of attendance requirements and status. Procedures utilized in connection with student attendance shall be in accordance with the laws of natural justice. The main purpose for pursuing attendance problems must be with the intent of improving attendance and encouraging students to remain in school. The Division has recourse to the Provincial Attendance Board.