You are expected to strive for 100% attendance and to be punctual for the following:
Attendance is monitored daily, with texts sent home to students missing lessons, registration or timetabled private study periods. Concerns are passed on to the Pastoral Officer, Academic Advisors and Learning Managers.
If you are unwell, you or your parents should ring the School Attendance Line and leave a message, stating your name, the nature of your illness and when you expect to return.
|King James´s School Attendance Line:||01423 798728|
When you return to school, complete a ´pink form´ and make sure you catch up any work you have missed.
If a student is away for three days, parents are asked to contact the Pastoral Officer. If illness is likely to be long, work may be set for the student to complete at home.
The following are generally regarded as acceptable reasons for absence:
This list does not cover all possible acceptable absences. Please discuss any potential issue with the Sixth Form team.
The following reasons for absence would not generally be acceptable:
As you would with part-time employment, please inform us in advance when you are missing school. A blue Advanced Absence Form must be completed (available from the Sixth Form Office).