Reporting a child’s absence due to illness

  • Telephone 01344 425246
  • Please state clearly your child’s name and class
  • Please give reason for absence – giving details of their illness

If your child is not in school and the school staff have received no information regards the absence, the first contact will be telephoned. If no contact is made the 2nd and/or 3rd contact will be telephoned. If the school is unable to contact any of the three primary contacts, a member of school staff may visit the home or social care may be informed. 

Should your child have an early morning doctor, dentist or hospital appointment please contact the school office.  A copy of any relevant appointment letters may be requested.

For all other absences, a ‘Leave of Absence Form’ should be completed. These can be obtained from the school office.