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Leave of absence form

This form must be completed and forwarded to the Headteacher of the school attended by the child BEFORE the period of absence desired. Pupils should only be absent during term time in exceptional circumstances. Completed forms should be returned to the school as soon as possible.

The Government guideline for Secondary School attendance is 95%. Any pupil with an attendance level of 90% or below is classed as a ‘persistent absentee’ and without evidence parents may be issued with a fixed penalty. 

Pupils should only be absent during term time in exceptional circumstances.
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Science Week 2018

The students at Athena school have thoroughly enjoyed Science week this year. Monday began with the library taped off as a crime-scene; a mess had been made and clues had been left behind. It was down to the students to discover who had committed the crime – the theft of Mr Smallcombe’s precious Star Wars toys.