Should a student be unable to attend school due to illness, please contact the school before 9:30 am, either by phone or email.

By telephone on 01234 782211 and select option 1 for main school attendance.  If you are unable to speak to an attendance officer, please leave a voicemail message stating the student’s name, your relationship to the student and a brief description of the illness.

By email to

The above may also be used to advise the attendance team of any medical/dental appointments students may need to attend.

Please note: students must sign in/out with the attendance team (situated next to main reception) before leaving for, or arriving from, appointments.

For safeguarding reasons, we cannot allow students off-site without prior notification either by phone, email or handwritten note from a parent/carer.