Sidegate Primary School

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Attendance (Late/Absence Procedures)

Morning Arrivals

We will continue with our “flexible arrival” between 8.45am and 9.00am. The register will close at 9am and lessons will start promptly - please make sure that your child is actually in their classroom, ready to learn by 9am.


Afternoon Pick-up

  • Sun Bears - 3.00pm
  • Years R, 1 & 2 - 3.10pm
  • Years 3, 4, 5 & 6 - 3.15pm
  • Harriers - 3.15pm

Why is attendance at school so important?  Read the guides below.


Refer to our Attendance Policy under our Policies section, which includes temporary COVID-19 Amendments approved by the Governing Body on 14th July 2020.

Absence Request Form

Welcome back! Keep a look out for any Parentmail messages with information on what exciting things are happening this autumn term.