Student Absence

If your child will be absent from school, would you please let us know either by ‘phoning the school number or sending an email. If you know that the absence will be for more than one day, please let us know the expected length of absence when you contact us. If the absence is only known on a day to day basis, please contact us at the start of each day of absence.

If you call the school number (01453 842227) when the receptionist is not on duty, you will be able to leave a voicemail message to let us know that your child will be absent from school.

Alternatively, you can send an email to Please include your child’s name, their year group and, if possible, their tutor group.

If a student is absent from school and we have not been notified, we will make all reasonable efforts to call the student’s parent/carer to confirm the reason.

If you wish to apply for leave of absence for your child in term time, please fill in the form which is available by clicking here.