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Late/Absence Procedures

To report a pupil absence, phone the school office (02920 852853) within the first hour

of the school day

All children will inevitably have some time off school due to one illness or another.  When your child is ill, please telephone school as soon as possible, so that the class teacher may be informed of the reason for absence.


Below is a list of common ailments and the accepted periods of exclusion from school. For any other diseases or medical conditions your Family doctor will be able to advise.


Sickness / diarrhoea 24hrs/48hrs after symptoms have subsided
Chicken Pox 6 days from onset of rash
German Measles 4 days from onset of rash
Measles 7 days from onset of rash
Infectious Jaundice 7 days from onset of rash
Mumps Until swelling has subsided
Whooping Cough 21 days from onset of cough
Scabies Until adequate treatment started


If your child is taken ill whilst at school or is involved in an accident, we will get in touch with you, or the emergency contact as indicated on the Admissions Form.


It is important the details on the Admissions form are kept up to date, so please inform the school immediately of any changes of telephone numbers or emergency contacts etc.