Procedures for Agreed Extended Absence
Procedures for Agreed (Extended) Absence
The procedures and timeline for intervention regarding extended visits are detailed in the flow charts included in Appendix 5a & 5b.
The letters referred to in the timeline are included in Appendices 6a, 6b and 6c should be issued on school headed paper.
Please contact Admissions@telford.gov.uk for advice regarding pupils returning to the UK without a school place.
Please be aware that parents may need to consider that Countries they are travelling too may be subject to further restrictions at short notice under the Covid-19 legislation.
Unless otherwise stated, actions detailed should be taken by the school. The school has a responsibility to monitor closely the attendance of any pupil who has been granted extended absence.
Maximising the Educational Opportunities of Visits
When schools and parents/families meet to agree the extended absence contract, they should discuss ways in which pupils can be helped to derive maximum educational benefit from the visit.