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    Absence request

    Absence request

    Please see below for the 'Application for leave of absence' form, when completed return to the school for the attention of Mrs Karen Andrews for Year 7-11 absences and the Sixth Form office for Sixth Form students.

    Important Information for Parents/Carers

    • The Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 as amended by Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2013 no longer permit Head Teachers to authorise leave for holidays
    • Head Teachers may grant leave of absence in exceptional circumstances
    • If the exceptional circumstances are agreed, the  Head Teacher will determine the length of the absence authorised
    • Requests for Leave of Absence should made before any arrangements confirmed or  money committed
    • If Leave of Absence is granted please contact school to discuss measures to minimise the impact of the absence on your child’s academic progress
    • This form MUST be completed by the parent(s)/resident parent/carer(s) before requests will be considered
    • Please complete a Leave of Absence form for each child

    Please note:  Parents do not have any entitlement to take their child on holiday during term time.

    1. Application for leave of absence 2017