Parents Tip Sheet on Improving School Attendance

  1. No TV on school mornings
  2. Teach them to set and use their own alarm clock or clock radio
  3. Choose clothes the night before
  4. Have schoolwork and lunch ready & laid out, ready to go
  5. Bathe or shower in the evening
  6. Walk to school or the bus stop with another child who is always on time
  7. Go to bed 10 minutes earlier and get up 10 minutes earlier
  8. Help your child relax before bedtime with a story, instead of the stimulation of television
  9. When your child is ready for school on time, remember to let him or her know how much this helps the whole family


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