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Reporting an absence from school due to illness

Reminder of the process for if your child is unwell, unable to attend school or has an appointment......

If your child is unwell and unable to attend school please inform us as soon as possible (see contact details below).

Please not to send their child or children back too soon after being unwell; If your child has been vomiting or had diarrhoea you are required to keep them off for 48 hours before returning to school.

It is important that parents/carers notify school on a daily basis if their child is not going to be in.  You can do this by emailing absence@backwellschool.net or phoning the absence line on 01275 464188 where you can leave a voicemail message.

You can also inform us of appointments during the school day using the same contact details.