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Walwayne Court


If you request leave for your child to attend a medical appointment or for a holiday please complete the absence request form.  If you have any queries please refer to the attendance policy on our school website or alternatively ask for a paper copy at the school office.  We please ask that non-urgent dental appointments to be made after school or alternatively during school holiday time.  For more information on the Government guidelines regarding school attendance and absence please click here.  The link will take you to the Government webpage on this topic.

Absence due to Illness

In the event of absence, please let the school know by phoning on the first day of absence before 9:30am, and on each subsequent day until your child is well enough to return. We do have an answer-phone so messages can be left at any time on 01225 776886.  Alternatively we can be emailed at  Notification of absence is most important for safeguarding and we ask that you comply with this request at all times.  If your child is absent and we have not received an explanation, we will attempt to contact you.  If we do not receive a reason for absence within 14 days, the absence will be recorded as 'unauthorised'.
Please ensure ALL contact details are up to date so we can contact you immediately should there be an emergency.

If you are unsure as to how long your child should be off school due to infectious illness please refer to the document below for information.  There is also some great advice on whether a child is well enough for school in the document below which has been put together by the NHS.