Attendance is crucial to the success of any student at Kents Hill Park School. Any absence from school will impact on students’ progress.
There is a strong connection between attendance and achievement at school. Of pupils who miss more than 50% of school only 3% manage to achieve five or more GCSEs at grades 9 – 4 including Maths and English. 73% of pupils who have over 95% attendance achieve five or more GCSEs at grades 9 – 4
Please contact us on 01908 533290 as early as possible on the day of absence, preferably before 9.00am. When contacting us about absence please include:
Student Name and Tutor Group
Reason for Absence – include a brief description especially if illness as we like to monitor any potential illness trends
For certain absences, such as medical appointments either at the GP or hospital we ask for documentary evidence in line with our attendance policy and Local Authority guidelines.
It is very important we have your correct contact details.
Please ensure all the telephone numbers and email addresses with have for you are correct. This is also vital in case, on the odd occasion, we need to contact you in an emergency.
If you need to make any changes please contact the school with your new details.