Absences

On the day of absence, we would be grateful if parents could contact the school by telephone (0208 557 1519) or email (juniorschool@alleyns.org.uk) as early as possible, preferably before 8.30 am.

For absences of more than one day, this procedure should be repeated on each subsequent day.  If the absence is notified by telephone, we ask that an email is sent with more information so that we have a record of the absence.

Parents who wish their child to be absent from school for an event other than for a medical reason, must ask permission from the Headmaster, via an email to the school office (juniorschool@alleyns.org.uk)

Registration is at 8.30 am in the children’s individual classroom. Children who arrive after 8.40 am will be registered as late. Any child arriving after 8.40 am should come to the school office where they will be registered by the school office staff.

If the school office has not received a telephone call or email from parents by 9.00 am each day explaining the absence, then we will telephone to enquire.  This is to ensure the safety of the child, especially if they are travelling independently to school.

Unexplained absences will be pursued in the interests of the child in line with our safeguarding policy, which you can read via the Policies page.