Illness - Guidance
Not every illness needs to keep your child from school. If you keep your child away from school, be sure to inform the school on the first day of their absence.
Use common sense when deciding whether or not your child is too ill to attend school. Ask yourself the following questions.
- Is my child well enough to do the activities of the school day? If not, keep your child at home.
- Does my child have a condition that could be passed on to other children or school staff? If so, keep your child at home.
- Would I take a day off work if I had this condition? If so, keep your child at home
Phoning Christ the King
It’s important to inform the school if your child is going to be absent. On the first day of your child's illness, please telephone school to tell them that your child will be staying at home.
Please ring 020 7272 5987 & select Option 2
Speak very clearly and leave a message detailing;
- The name of the child
- Their class and year group
- What the sickness is
If it becomes clear that your child will be away for longer than expected, please phone the school as soon as possible and leave another clear message with the above details and an explaination of how long they will be absent.