Little Munden C of E (VC) Primary School

'Together we all belong, together we will grow strong'

Absence Applications

If your child will be absent from school please let the school know as soon as possible.  This can be done in the following ways :


On the day absence, such as sickness: Call 01920 438271 option 1 to report the pupil absence using our automated telephone answering service.  All absences should be reported by 8.30am.


Absences for appointments or any other reason: Please complete and return the Absence Application form in advance and submit to the school office for Headteacher's approval and recording in the attendance registers. 


The form is attached and is a word document that can be completed online and emailed through to  Also attached is a letter from the Director of Education giving guidance regarding holiday absences from school. Supporting evidence for full day appointment absences, such as hospital letters, must be provided.


For appointment or other absences where your child will not be at morning registration, but will arrive at school before lunchtime, please complete the form with your child's chosen lunch choice for that day.  School provided lunches need to be ordered from the kitchen by 9.30am each day.


Any queries, regarding absences, please contact the school office staff on 01920 438271 option 3.