Leave Of Absence Form - Trinity School


Trinity School
Leave of Absence Request - (Sixth Form)
Please note that all requests for leave of absence are dealt with in accordance with the provision laid down in the
1944 Education Act. This allows parents/carers to REQUEST the absence of their son/daughter from school for a
period of up to two weeks. Therefore, absences of more than two weeks should not be arranged in term time.
A total of thirteen weeks holiday is already available to all parents/carers. Absence at any time would inevitably
lead to your son/daughter missing valuable teaching time or even examinations. Therefore, it is unlikely that it
would be possible for arrangements to be made for catching up the work missed nor can work or tests be
rearranged to accommodate such absences. This could have a detrimental effect on subsequent examination
It is the student’s responsibility to make subject teachers aware of any forthcoming absences. (Where
students have more than one teacher for any one subject, ALL subject teachers must be made aware of the
Please complete the form below, having first sought approval from the appropriate members of staff, and
return it to the Sixth Form Office as soon as possible.
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I request permission for:
Name of Student: ______________________________________________ Form:____________Year:_________
To be absent from school from (inclusive dates and times):
_________________________________________ until ____________________________________________
Reason for absence: (Absences may be authorised at the discretion of the Head of Sixth Form.
Family holiday
Parents are strongly requested not to arrange family holidays during term time and all holiday
requests will be recorded as unauthorised absence.
University Open Day (please state university).
Interview (please state where).
Medical/dental appointment.
Other (please specify).
Print Name:
Signature of
Teacher comments and work set
Period 1
Period 2
Period 3
Period 4
Period 5
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