Sickness Absence

To report pupil absence, please call the office on 01179659150 and select option 1. Please leave a voicemail with your child’s name, class, reason for absence and when we should expect them back in school.

Alternatively, you can email [email protected] with your child’s name, class, reason for absence and when we should expect them back in school.

If you do not provide the information above we might need to contact you on the day for further information.

Please note: for any diarrhea and vomitting the child has to remain home for 48 hours.

Term Time Holidays

Regular attendance at school is the key to every child achieving their maximum potential.

Term time holidays/planned absence means missing parts of the National Curriculum which are not going to be repeated in your child’s career.

The school has a target attendance of 97% for all pupils.

Request of Absence

Parents have to make an application in writing and school will consider circumstances of each request individually. The form must be completed at least 󰿱weeks before the planned absence.

Request of Absence form has to be filled in for any absence unless your child is unexpectedly ill on the day.

Please note that school will not provide work for children to complete.

Absences in excess of 10 school days that are deemed unauthorised and may in some cases lead to a Penalty Notice and/or prosecution.

Request of Absence Form

Please find the link to Request of Absence and return to [email protected], or come to the office to collect a paper copy. Please share evidence of the absence, e.g. a text confirming a medical appointment.