If your child is off school for any reason, you will need to inform the school of the date and reason for any absence. If a parent does not inform the school of the reason for the absence, it may be recorded as un-authorised and in some cases counted as truancy
A parent has 3 ways of informing us of a child’s absence

  1. Telephone the school on 0121 453 1778 and choose option 1. You will be asked to leave a message. Ensure that you include your child’s name, form and reason for absence in the message, and if known, the duration of the absence The answer phone is available 24 hours a day and your message will be picked up the following day if you leave it outside of normal school hours
  2. Send a note with your child upon the return – including you son/daughters name, form, duration of absence, reason(s) and your signature
  3. Though ParentMail. Absence reporting will only work through the mobile App, so it’s important that you have  downloaded the App onto your iPhone or Android device. For more information please click here or download the app from the links below