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"The early years provision is exemplary and as such, children are extremely well prepared for learning in Year 1... Pupils are exceptionally well prepared for life in modern Britain... Adults go about their work with energy and enthusiasm... Leaders’ work to develop pupils’ talents, interests and character is exceptional... Pupils thrive at Somers Park Primary School." Ofsted, July 2022
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Late/Absence Procedures

Sickness absence and late procedures


If your child is absent from school due to illness, please contact the school office by 9am using the following email address or by using the contact form below.


Registration closes at 9:00am.


If your child arrives at school after the time allocated for their class, please bring them through the school office, where they will be signed in.

Report your child's absence

Please include your child's name and class and the reason for their absence. Thank you.

Attendance and lateness


If a child arrives at school after 9:30 due to lateness, their attendance for that session will be marked as unauthorised; if before 9:30 but after the register closed, it will be marked as late.


Attendance, including lateness, is monitored by our attendance officer, who will inform parents in writing if a pattern of lateness is observed.


In cases of persistent absence or lateness, our Educational Welfare Officer (EWO) will be involved,