Attendance & Absence

Absence through illness or unforeseen circumstances:

Please telephone the school (0161 973 3217) on the first day of absence before 9.15am or alternatively send an email to

Students should bring a note/entry in their planner to their Form Tutor immediately on their return from any absence.

When students return to school following a broken bone or other serious injury, a risk assessment will be completed with a parent to identify any implications of the injury.

Known absence:

A written request to school should be made at least four weeks prior to any known extended absence. A leave of absence form must be completed and returned to be authorised by the Headteacher, Mr. Smallwood.

You are able to submit a leave of absence form electronically. Please download the document below, complete, and return by email to

Parents should not make holiday arrangements during term time. Please be aware that school is not obliged to set or mark work for students on holiday.

Page Documents Date  
Leave Of Absence Student 2015.pdf 02nd Nov 2016 Download

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