Attendance – Every day matters
Good attendance is essential in supporting progress and continuity of learning. Therefore pupil absences need to be kept to the absolute minimum.
Pupil should be absent only if:
- there is a genuine illness;
- there is an unavoidable medical appointment which has to take place during school hours. Please make routine appointments after college or during the holidays;
- there are exceptional family/ personal circumstances which necessitate this.
ABSENCE IN TERM TIME SHOULD BE AVOIDED
The college does not normally authorise absence for pupils unless there are exceptional circumstances. We are afraid that we cannot accept cost of a holiday as an exceptional circumstance.
ALL reasons for absence will be meticulously checked.
Should you wish to make a request for an absence for exceptional circumstances please contact the college office who will provide you with the appropriate form.