Reporting an absence

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If you need to report an absence such as illness or being late you must contact us as soon as possible.

Phone the colleges main number (01246 500500) and select option 2 for absence reporting. You will either speak to a member of the curriculum admin team or be asked to leave a message.

The information you need to provide includes:

  • Student name and Person Code (where possible)
  • Course title
  • Personal tutor name
  • Reason for absence
  • Predicted length of absence

Where absence is related to an authorised appointment (e.g. doctors or hospital) then the student must bring evidence in to show to the administrator/s for your curriculum area so that this can be processed and recorded.

Administrator locations:

Arts, Performing Arts, Fashion and Photography: N344

Digital Technologies, Media and Graphics: N344

Business, Travel and Tourism, Hospitality and Catering: S303

Hair and Beauty: S303

Sport and Public Services: S303

Sixth Form/A Levels: S516

Childhood Studies and Education: S516

Health and Social Care and Foundation Studies: S516

Engineering: S401a

Auto and Vehicle Body Repair and Paint: S401a

Construction: E104

Higher Education: N344