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Late/Absence Procedures


Absence : If your child is unwell and unable to attend First Base on any given day, please telephone the office on 01473 719553 to pass on this information.


• Please do not send your child to school within 48 hours of the last occasion of vomiting and/or diarrhoea.

• Please do not send your child with any infectious diseases even if they seem well – they will be sent home and you will be asked to seek medical advice/ medication.


Should your child become ill during the day you will be contacted through your designated contact number.


First Base staff will cancel transport arrangements if required.


In the event that your child is going to be late due to a medical appointment etc, again please contact the office to let us know.


Absence Requests: Requests for absence during term time can only be made where a situation is exceptional and unavoidable. For further details please contact First Base Ipswich.