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Parents Absences

Good attendance at school provides vital continuity of learning for your son/daughter. If your child is absent from school for any period, they will miss important elements of their learning.

Absence on unforeseeable grounds (illness) should be communicated to the school by phone 01296 689720 or email studentabsence@cottesloe.bucks.sch.uk on each and every day of absence before 8:30 am.

For advance Leave of Absence Requests please use the form below, giving at least one week's notice before the absence.

Leave of Absence request

Unavoidable appointments (medical, orthodontist) should be covered by this form and be submitted to the school not less than one week before the initial period of absence. The headteacher would normally expect students to make medical/dental/optician appointments out of school time.

Important Documents

University Leave Request Form