DSC 1653

Attendance / 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 and Procedures, which is available HERE

Our Attendance Lead within school is: Mrs R. Maxwell.

Our Safeguarding Attendance Governor is: Ms S. Rose.

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:

Years 7 - 11 (only)

(or) Ring 01689 820101, then press '1'

Years 12 & 13 (only) 

(or) Ring 01689 820101, then press '2' 

Covid 19

Information regarding to the latest Government guidelines relating to Covid 19 is available via the following link:

Covid 19 Guidance

To apply for leave of absence:

The pupil or parent should obtain an Absence Request Form which is available to download below (or via 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.

Leave of Absence Request Form

Additional Resources:

Attendance Matters Leaflet