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Reporting Absence and Registration

Unfortunately, we have noticed a dip in our otherwise above National percentage attendance rates.
A gentle reminder to all that holidays should not be taken during term time. As a Local Authority Maintained school we are bound by a legal requirement to adhere to our Local Authority policy. Part of this
policy states that “Headteacher’s may authorise an absence from school during term time if there are
exceptional circumstances. Exceptional circumstances may include:
the death or terminal illness of a person in the immediate family
service personnel and other employees who cannot take leave outside term time at any point in
the academic year.
The Local Authority policy also provides information about the possibility of penalty notices or legal proceedings in the event of 10 or more sessions of unauthorised absence. For further information, about
attendance expectations and why attendance at school is so important please follow this link:
www.wiltshire.gov.uk/schools-learning-attendance-behaviour.
Many thanks for your support.

Reporting Absence:
Please notify the office of any absence and the reason for it by 9.00am each day. If you are calling before 8.30am, please leave a message on the answer machine

Tel: 01488 682630 Email: admin@chiltonfoliat.wilts.sch.uk

Registration:
Children go into class to be Registered at 8.50am. Any late arrivals should come to reception to fill out a late form.

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