Absences and Health


If your child is unwell, please call or email the School Office before 9.30am to let the School

know the reason for your child's absence.  If your child has been sick for any reason they cannot

return to school until 48 hours has passed since the last bout of sickness or diarrhoea.

Medical Policy 

Epilepsy Policy 


Below are some useful documents about illnesses that are common causes of absence from school.

Influenza advice 

Influenza Fact Sheet 

Gastroenteritis Leaflet 

MMR Leaflet 

Norovirus Leaflet 


Prescribed Medicines and Asthma Inhalers

If your child requires prescribed medicine and/or asthma inhaler in school please fill in a permission form and hand the medicine and form to your child's teacher or to the Office.


Please click here for details of our Attendance Policy 

Absence Request Form (for exceptional circumstances)