My child is too ill to come to school today

It can be tricky deciding whether or not to keep your child off school when they're unwell.

But there are government guidelines for schools that say when children should be kept off school and when they shouldn't.

If you do decide to keep your child at home, it's important to email the school on the first day. Let us know that they won't be in and the reason.

If your child is well enough to go to school but has an infection that could be passed on, such as a cold sore or head lice, let their teacher know.

Please notify us as soon as possible if your child cannot attend school due to illness. We would prefer notification via an email direct to our absence email address: