Attendance and reporting a pupil absence

The School disapproves strongly of term time absences for reasons other than illness except in specific circumstances. 

All matters relating to attendance and absence is set out in our Attendance Policy

To apply for leave of absence

The pupil or parent should obtain an Absence Request Form which is available to download HERE, or is from from the Attendance Officer). When the completed form is returned, the Head of Year, in consultation with the Assistant Head, will decide whether to authorise or not and send the appropriate letter.


To report a pupil absence:

The School must be informed on the first day of absence, by telephone or by email before 9:30 am.

 To report a pupil absence please use the appropriate contact details below:


 To report absence for Years 7 - 11

 Via email here:    Report an absence: Years 7-11 

 or via phone:       01689 820101 then press '2'

 To report absence for Years 12 & 13

 Via email here:    Report an absence: Years 12&13

 or via phone:       01689 820101 then press '3'


Attendance Matters
Sixth Form Attendance