Manor Field Primary School

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The Designated Attendance Lead: Miss Daisy Bailey

Attendance and Administration Officer: Mrs Jane Cole

Link Governor: Mrs Lisa Widdows 

At Manor Field Primary School, we recognise the importance of regular school attendance as a key factor in promoting the welfare, social inclusion and achievement of pupils.  Children should attend school every day and arrive on time.  Our doors open at 8.45am which allows children 15 minutes to settle into school before being seated in the classroom for registration at 9.00am. 

If your child is too unwell to attend school their absence should be reported via the StudyBugs app.  

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If you are unable to access the app then please contact the school on 01444 233368 using option 1 or email  This should happen as early as possible on the morning of the first day of absence and for each subsequent day thereafter.

Medical Appointments

Every effort should be made to arrange medical and dental appointments outside of school hours.  We appreciate that this is not always possible, so in these cases the appointment letter should be taken to the school office for a copy to be taken for our records.

Holiday Requests

Holidays during term time must be requested using a Request for Authorisation of Absence Form and can only be authorised by the Headteacher under exceptional circumstances, and this will be very rare.  Parents who decide to take a holiday without the Headteacher’s permission will incur unauthorised absences for their child and the absence may be referred to the Pupil Entitlement : Investigation Team for their consideration as to whether a Fixed Penalty Notice should be issued.

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