Absence from School

Absence through sickness

We have numerous ways of assisting you in reporting your child’s absence from school, due to sickness.

  1.   Contact the school office on 01793 734754 and leave a message with one of our admin staff.
  2.   If you ring the school before 9.00 a.m. on the above number, please leave a message on our absence answerphone – Option 1.
  3.   Send an email to absence@oakhurst.swindon.sch.uk

Absence in term time

All requests for holidays in term time will be unauthorised and where a pupil’s attendance is below 96%, will be referred for Penalty Notice.

The “Request for Absence” form can be found at the end of the Attendance Policy