If a child is been unable to attend school for any reason, a dated letter explaining the absence should be sent to the class teacher. A telephone call or personal message, duly noted, will suffice. Parents are asked to contact school on the first day of absence. Notification of planned absence for medical or other reasons is necessary.

Parents are discouraged from organising holidays during term time and all such requests will be denied and recorded as unauthorised. Unexplained absences have to be marked down as “unauthorised”. We operate a first day calling system for any unexplained absences.