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Powell's School Church of England (VA) Primary School


Absence due to illness should be reported to the School Office by 9.00am on the first day, either by submitting the form below or telephone: 01285 653799

The following website has helpful information Is my child too ill for school?

Report an Absence

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Please inform the office of any medical appointments your child will be attending in school time.


Due to amendments to the 2006 Education Regulations, Headteachers may not grant any leave of absence in term time unless there are exceptional circumstances.  Requests for absence due to exceptional circumstances should be submitted to the School Office in writing using the form below.  Paper copies of the form are also kept in the wall pockets opposite the Office.

Please click below to open:Absence Request Form