If your child is off school for any reason, you will need to inform the school of the date and reason for any absence. If a parent does not inform the school of the reason for the absence, it may be recorded as un-authorised and in some cases counted as truancy
A parent has 2 ways of informing us of a child’s absence

  1. Telephone the school on 0121 453 1778 and choose option 1. You will be asked to leave a message. Ensure that you include your child’s name, form and reason for absence in the message, and if known, the duration of the absence The answer phone is available 24 hours a day and your message will be picked up the following day if you leave it outside of normal school hours
  2. Send a note with your child upon the return – including you son/daughters name, form, duration of absence, reason(s) and your signature