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Late/Absence Procedures

To report a pupil absence, phone the school office (02920 852523) within the first hour

of the school day. Office fully open from 8:30pm-3:30pm

Or email the school on

If you child is late please sign in on the HALO I Pad in the office please, stating reasons why for the lateness.

Mrs Symons and Mrs Hazel will phone/Text during the day to safe guard pupils and families. If we do not get an answer the Education Welfare Office could be called Mrs Pewter and or Mr Jones/Mrs Morgan could make a house visit to check all are ok.

Please make the effort to phone us or pass a message on the school staff.

Attendance target this year 2023/2024 is 94% plus- lets all see if we can achieve it. Pupils only get one chance of education!

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 / diarrhoea24hrs/48hrs after symptoms have subsided
Chicken Pox6 days from onset of rash
German Measles4 days from onset of rash
Measles7 days from onset of rash
Infectious Jaundice7 days from onset of rash
MumpsUntil swelling has subsided
Whooping Cough21 days from onset of cough



Until adequate treatment started

5 days


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.