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Unauthorised Absences

Unacceptable Reasons for Absence

 • Truancy (absence without knowledge of Parents/Carers)

• Minding the House

• Shopping/running errands (e.g. buying new shoes clothes)

• Looking after sick relatives

• Looking after brothers or sisters

• School clothing in the wash

• Oversleeping

• Head lice

• Birthday

• Parent’s illness

• Children in another school on an Inset Day

• Last day of term

• Child tells the parent/carer that they do not want to go to school

• Holiday: whole weeks and odd days

• Routine medical and dental appointments are discouraged in school time (school are happy to support parents if they are having difficulties obtaining appointments outside of school hours.)

• Translating for family member/ friend

• Any other reason that the head teacher deems unacceptable