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Late/Absence Procedures




In 2014/15 the percentage of half days missed due to authorised absences was 5.08%.The percentage of half days missed due to unauthorised absences was 1.04%. Authorised absences include pupils who have been ill due to medical reasons whilst unauthorised absences are children who have not attended school and for whom parents have not provided a satisfactory reason. In accordance with Local Authority policy fixed penalty notices will be issued if there is regular unauthorised absence.

‚ÄčIf your child is unable to attend school please let us know on the first day of absence. Medical or dental appointments should where possible, be made out of school hours.Holidays should betaken, as far as possible, out of term time.