STUDENT ABSENCE LINE - if you child is absent from school, please call 01278 455531
We know how important it is to our parents to know what is happening at school. Being able to find the information you need quickly and easily, as well as knowing how best to contact the school when you have a question or concern, is vital.
Below are links to the most frequently accessed information on our website:
We are delighted you are considering our school for your child. Haygrove is an excellent secondary school where pupils make good progress and achieve outstanding examination results.
Below are links to some of the important information you need to make the right decision for your family:
School attendance can have an effect on a young person’s attainment and future life chances.
We monitor attendance on a regular basis and follow the Somerset Local Authority strategy for School Attendance and DfE Statutory Guidelines, including the Education Regulations 2006/7 and amendments made from September 2013.
If we identify a young person whose attendance is a cause for concern we will send up to two letters home and if there has been no improvement we will refer the matter to our Somerset County Council Education Attendance Officer.
Haygrove School is committed to following Statutory Guidelines and Legal Processes and will request warning penalty notices where there are a significant number of unauthorised absences.
Parents and carers can help by encouraging the maximum possible attendance at school and by contacting us at the earliest possibility to explain an absence and advising us in writing when your child returns to school.
Holidays in Term Time
Parents do not have a legal right to take children out of school for holidays; absences for holidays will not be authorised unless there are exceptional circumstances. This is in accordance with current Government guidelines. Please write a letter to request holiday to the Headteacher. Parents are advised to apply for holiday absence before booking a holiday.