Punctuality, Attendance and Holidays

Punctuality, Attendance and Holidays

The school is required to follow strict government guidelines regarding punctuality, attendance and lateness.


Parents give reasons for lateness which must be recorded in a lateness book and signed by the parents concerned.


If a child is absent from school then we require either a note or telephone call to explain the reason.

Term Time Holidays

Term time holidays can only be authorised under exceptional circumstances and should not be booked without first securing consent from the school. Without school concent they will be recorded as unauthorised.

Unauthorised holidays are regarded as truancy and must be referred to the county. Taking unauthorised holidays during term time could result in prosecution and fines.