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Amherst School

Amherst School

Absence from school

Please inform the school office of any absence either via telephone or email by 09.00am.

School Absence

Please could any requests for absence from school for Medical or Secondary School visits be emailed through
to the office address.  We will then forward these to the teachers.  Please do not send notes to school in your child’s bag. 

Holiday Absence

Requests should be submitted via the ‘absence request form’ - please click on the form in the blue menu to the right.

Absence due to Sickness / Diarrhoea

The Public Health Agency advise that children should be kept away from school for 48 hours from last episode of diarrhoea or vomiting.