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  • Stay and Play sessions for children starting reception class in September 2019

    1:30-2:30: 13th November, 13th December & 11th January.  Come and experience life at The Dawnay and meet some key staff and other parents

Attendance and Absence 

In the case of absence, please notify the school by letter, e-mail or by telephone before 9.30am on the first day of absence.

Government regulations require us to publish all ‘unauthorised absences’; forgetting to write or telephone could result in an ‘unauthorised absence’ for your child. An ‘unauthorised absence’ is time away from school with no explanation for a day off school for a non-essential purpose, e.g. birthday ‘treat’, shopping etc.

There are few unauthorised absences during each academic year. Please help us to maintain our current excellent record. Pupils arriving after the start of school should sign the Late Book so that the attendance and dinner registers may be marked. This is particularly important in the unlikely event of a fire