Contact Us: When your Child is Absent

Updated: Wed 25 Apr 2018   Share: Share on facebookShare on TwitterShare on MySpaceShare by Email

Attendance Procedures

          How to notify the school if your child is absent

  • Any student absence, whatever the reason, must be reported by 8.30am on each morning of absence, using our dedicated school ‘MYEd’ phone App. The Absence Hotline can be found under the Messaging Section of the App.  (Please see the guide below for further details)

    Please give a brief, detailed description of the reason of absence, reasons such as ill, poorly or unwell will be unauthorised.
  • Can all absence queries, future medical appointments and general queries be emailed in to the School via the usual channels and not via the MYEd App, the messaging function is solely for daily absence reporting.

In the event of not being able to access the App then please call the Attendance Line Number - 01279 869555

  • Please do not report absences via the Admin School Offices or the main school number.
  • Emails will not be accepted for notification of absence.
  • Late arrival/missed registration:  Any student missing a form registration, either morning or afternoon for any reason, should sign in late using the Vericool sign in/out screen in the main reception area.  If they do not, an unauthorised absence may remain on their record and parents may be notified of absence unnecessarily.

If parents/guardians are aware of a reason why their child will arrive late on any occasion, they should notify the school by the ‘My Ed’ phone App.

Signing Out/In

  •  Signing out is done using the Vericool screen in main reception.  Any student needing to leave during the school day for an appointment, etc., must bring a note from their parents before or on the day in question.  Students must get the note initialled by their Form Tutor, or other appropriate member of staff, to indicate that permission has been granted.
  • The student must keep the note to present to the Receptionist at the front of school when signing out.  Students without a signed note will not be allowed off site until contact has been made with a parent/guardian.

Signing back in on return from an appointment must also be done electronically using the Vericool screen in Reception.


Associated Documents
PDF Document MYEd Guide

MYEd Guide

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