Attendance and Absences
Children can arrive at school from 8:15am (no earlier please). Children should
attend school every day, unless they are unwell. Appointments, holidays and
family celebrations should be made, where possible, outside school hours.
The class roll is taken at 9am and 1.50pm, electronically. Parents will be sent a
text if their student is absent from school without notification. For safety reasons
it is most important that we can account for students who are absent from their
Please contact the school as soon as you know your child will be absent or late to
school by using one of the methods below:
• Calling the absence line: +64 9 473 6453, then dial 1
• Online: Report an Absence Online
Please remember to leave the child’s name and room number and the reason for
the absence. If your child is late to school, they must come to Mrs Copeland’s
window or the school office to let the office staff that they have arrived at school.