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Student absences


​All children should be enrolled at school and should attend every school every day.  It is a parent's responsibility to ensure that their child attends school on every school day for the educational program in which he/she is enrolled.  A parent of a young person in the compulsory participation phase is obliged to ensure their child is participating full-time in an approved education or training option.  Any time a student is not attending or participating in their educational program it is considered an absence and must be explained.

Please contact the school prior to any planned absences or within 2 days of returning via the following methods:  A letter to the class teacher, a note in student's diary, phone 46368333, email:

Reasons why student are absent from school- wherever possible, student appointments should be made out of school hours.  Accompanying others to an appointment, except in extreme circumstances would be irregular.