What should I do if my child is ill and cannot come to school?
You should inform the school on the first day of absence. This can be done via a calling the school office or leaving a message on the answerphone. You should also provide the reason for absence. ‘
My child has diarrhoea, when should they return to school?
Children can return to school 48 hours after the last bout of diarrhoea.
My child has been vomiting, when should they return to school?
Children may return to school 48 hours after the last bout of vomiting.
What is the schools policy on holidays during term time?
Time of in term time can only be authorised in exceptional circumastaces. In this instance, please complete the S2 absence request form and return to the office. The Department for Education have given the Local Authority the power to issue fixed penalty notices to families who take their children out of school for a holiday.
Links to further information concerning absence in term time and the absence request form is provided below: