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


We take attendance and punctuality extremely seriously.  If your child is absent from school please let us know before registration at 8.45am so that we can authorise the absence in our register. We are now required by law to publish all unauthorised absences and we cannot authorise them unless we have heard from you either by submitting the form below or by telephone: 01285 653799

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

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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