Attendance and Absence Procedures

The Parent Portal is now our ONLY method of notifying the College of absences. If you require help setting up a Parent Portal account, please contact  


  1. Login to the Parent Portal and click the Report Absence icon on the left. 
  2. Choose the date and time of the absence and select the class(es) that your student will miss. 
  3. Supply a reason for absence from the drop-down list and add notes into the section below.  
  4. Absences will be processed within 2 working days.

There is no need to email any extra information unless you have documentation to supply. The Attendance Team will contact you if we require anything further.

If you were marked absent in error:

If your parent receives an absence text message but you attended the lesson, please either:

  • Speak to the Teacher/Tutor directly and ask them to change the register mark.
  • OR collect a Register Amendment Form from the Attendance Office, Room 108 College House, and return once completed and signed.

Student Behaviour Policy 

What to do if you are absent from college 

Attendance Codes 2023 - 24

Contact the Attendance Team:

Please send any evidence relating to your absence from College to:

Please do not report absences via email.

Phone: 01273 552200 ask for the Attendance Team.