As a courtesy to parents, the school playground is open to pupils at 8.30am. All pupils are expected to be in the classroom by 8.50am. Registers are kept open from 8.50 to 9.00am. Pupils arriving after 9.00am are required to sign in at the School Office, and will be recorded as late. Pupils arriving after 9.00am, without a valid explanation, will be recorded in the “unauthorised absence” category. In the event of bad weather or transport difficulties, the register will be kept open while the problems are resolved.
We ask that all RAF families complete a separate form when requesting absence due to deployment. There is a section where a supporting comment can be written by a flight commander. By doing this, we are more easily able to understand the ‘exceptional circumstances’ around the request. These forms are available here
Mayhill requests parents to telephone before 9.00am on every day of absence to tell us that a child is sick. If no phone call is received, we will call the parents for an explanation of the absence. However, if we are unable to get a response, your child’s absence will be recorded as unauthorised.
Parents have a legal duty to ensure their child’s regular attendance at school.
The code of conduct states that:
Schools or Hampshire Local Authority will issue a Penalty Notice for any unauthorised absence where the pupil has been:
Click on the guidance and penalty notices document to view more