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Late/Absence Procedures

If your child arrives after 9.00am please bring them in through the front office.  


Children are marked late in the register if they arrive after 9.00am and will need to be signed in at the office by parents or carers.


If your child is sick and absent from school please contact the school office by phone (01732 358000) before 9.15 am giving reasons for absence. The school will then decide if this is an authorised absence.

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Please see our Attendance policy below for details of procedures for requesting any absence from school (including medical appointments, school visits).  In most circumstances the Academy Principal will not authorise holiday requests. 



Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company registration number 08176019 at registered address Barham Court, Teston, Kent, ME18 5BZ. St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Primary Schoo is a business name of Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership.

At our school everything we do comes from our Mission statement Love. The school values we instill in our children are SERVICE, THANKFULNESS, RESPECT, FORGIVENESS, INTEGRITY, RESILIENCE, FAITH and ASPIRATION.