Report an absence

When reporting your child absent, we recommend you use our text or email service. We also recommend that you save the number to text to your mobile phone or make note of it for future reference. The advice below applies to all students, Years 7 - 13.

How to report a student absent:

1. Please report the student's absence on the day of their absence before 8.30am. 

2. Provide their name, tutor group and the reason for absence. 

3. If they are unwell, please state the nature of the illness. 


Use the MyEd App ‘Absence Messages’

Text 07624 813492


Call 08442 393390  or  01274 771444 *Some mobile phone providers charge for texts or calls to this number 


Thank you for your support,                             

Beckfoot Attendance and Welfare Team

Click here for the NHS guidelines on absence from school.

Year 7 Family Handbook June 2018 Attendance page