College students celebrate five years of perfect attendance

Beverley Dubash, Devon County Council chief attendance officer; students Sarah Short and Bradley Clo

Beverley Dubash, Devon County Council chief attendance officer; students Sarah Short and Bradley Cloutman; Veronica Matthews, Principal and Amy Simnett, Devon County Council attendance officer for Bideford College. - Credit: Archant

The duo both clocked up 100 per cent attendance through their secondary school education.

TWO Bideford College Students celebrated five years of perfect attendance as they completed secondary school.

Sarah Short and Bradley Cloutman, both 16, received 100 per cent attendance from years seven to 11.

Alison Pollok, assistant principle at the college, said: “Both Sarah and Bradley are a credit to themselves, the college and their families.

“Attendance and learning go hand in hand and this outstanding achievement stands them in good stead for their future education and employment.”


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The two students were presented with attendance awards by Devon County Council in recognition of their achievement.

Sarah is now completing an apprenticeship while Bradley is currently working on his A Levels.

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