Thorney Close Primary School

"Where Learning Blossoms..."

How to report my child absent

When your child is unwell you should inform the School Office before 9:00am.


0191 5250808 and select option 1 
Leave your child's name, class and reason for absence.


detailing your child's name, class and reason for absence.

We are aware some parents/carers do inform the class teacher via dojo. However, teachers don’t always have time to pass on the messages they have received to the office because they are busy setting up the classroom for the day or are welcoming children into school. Therefore, the procedure to report an absence is to leave a message on the school answer machine or dedicated parents' email address as detailed above