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Amherst School

Amherst School

Absence from school

Please inform the school office of any absence by completing the Daily Absence Form in the blue menu to the right (please do this before 09.00am in the morning).

Sickness Absence

We will forward all completed forms to the teachers.  Please do not send notes to school in your child’s bag. 

Pre Planned Absence

Requests (including holidays) should be submitted via the ‘ Future 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.