Attendance « The Lakes School

tel. 015394 62470



Mrs Sandra Britton, our attendance officer is always pleased to discuss any attendance matter.  Please can parents/carers be aware of the following information:

  • The school is required to contact parents/carers when a student is away from school without a reason being given as part of our duty of care.
  • Please could parents/carers inform school of any sickness absences as soon as possible on the first day of illness.
  • All dental/hospital appointments; please could we be notified before the day of absence.  An appointment card would be helpful with this.
  • Should a holiday be taken during school time a form needs completing 2 weeks before the intended absence, this can be obtained from the school office or the attendance officer.
  • Contact with school can be made by phone 015394 62470, all absences from school can be left on an answer machine by using the option 1.
  • Any attendance letters can be left at the school office or with Sandra Britton, the attendance officer.
  • The attendance email address is