Procedure for reporting your child’s absence from school and also for all student appointments (for students in year 7 to 11 only).
- Please ring attendance on 02392 248053 on the first day of absence to report your child’s absence. If you cannot get through on the attendance number, please call 02392 259214.
- Parents need to ring the school on the first day of absence or alternatively they can email the absence to firstname.lastname@example.org (leaving a contact number on the email for verification purposes).
- When the child returns to school – either the child brings a note to give to their form tutor or the parent sends an email if they haven't already done so to email@example.com reporting the date(s) and reason for absence. They can also reply via the keep kids safe texting service if they have received a text previously regarding their child’s absence.
Leave of absence forms (for the purpose of exceptional circumstances only) can be obtained from main reception/student services and should be returned to student services for authorisation by Mrs Oldroyd.
You can also find the leave of absence form here to download.
Oaklands Sixth Form College: Reporting an absence
To report an absence, Sixth Form parents/students should contact the Sixth Form office by ringing the main school number and pressing option 2 for Sixth Form, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.