Attendance and Holidays

There are clear links between high levels of attendance and high levels of attainment. Stamford Welland Academy promotes and celebrates school attendance and expects all students to strive for 100% attendance.

If your child is absent from school please contact the House Office as soon as possible:

Austen House Office – 01780 761020 – Mrs Karen Mason

DaVinci House Office – 01780 761030 – Ms Lisa Dotchin

Newton House Office – 01780 761040 – Mrs Sally Skipsey

Holidays and Authorised Exceptional Absence from School

Family holidays are no longer allowed to be taken during school term time.  Families who take their children out of school for holidays without permission may be fined.  However, there are situations where the Principal may use discretion to authorise the absence in exceptional circumstances.  If you wish to take your child out of school, you must complete the below form and return to your child’s Head of House for consideration:

Further details about government policy and advice on this matter is available here