Every single day a child is absent from school, whatever the reason, is a day of lost learning and will impact on their attainment. Whitstone School values excellent attendance and our policies and procedures are outlined in the following documents:

Attendance Policy

Attendance Matters Booklet

Is your child showing symptoms of COVID-19?

If your child has any of the symptoms of coronavirus: a high temperature, a new, continuous cough, and a loss of or change to taste or smell; do not send them to school – please contact us to inform us of their absence, and follow government advice:

If your child shows any symptoms of COVID-19 during the school day we will follow this guidance: >> Management of COVID Document

>> NHS Test & Trace Letter to Parents: COVID 19 symptoms
>> Self Isolation Guidance
>> Symptom Checker: COVID 19
>> Return to School after Illness Advice