Absence Procedures

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Reporting an Absence

Attendance & Truancy Policy and Procedure

Our attendance & truancy policy and procedure document is available on the policies page of our website here.

Expected Absences

If you know in advance that your son or daughter is going to be away from school for any reason please either send a letter informing us of the date, time and duration of the absence or contact us using the methods below.

Unexpected Absences

If your son or daughter is absent from school please contact the school before 9:15 am on the first day of any absence.

Term-Time Absences

The conditions under which leave of absence for term-time holidays may be granted are contained in Regulation 8 of The Education (Pupils Registration) Regulations 1995 and Sections 38-42 of School Attendance: Policy and Practice on Categorisation of Absence 1994.  To request a term-time leave of absence, please complete and return a copy of the form below to school.

Application For Leave Of Absence (Adobe PDF)

Application For Leave Of Absence (Microsoft Word DOC)

Reporting an Absence

Please always state your child’s name and reason for absence

Telephone us on:  01920 412211
Text / SMS Message to:  07520 633 646
Email us at: pupilabsence@pinewood.herts.sch.uk

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