Bradley Stoke Community School


At Olympus Academy Trust we are passionate about attendance because being in school regularly really does matter! 

Building habits of regular attendance ensures that your child enjoys all of the many benefits that school brings, such as, opportunities for learning and making progress, as well as wider personal development opportunities like enjoying different enrichment clubs and sports or creative clubs. 

Making connections everyday with other children and staff also builds belonging, which we believe is an essential component of a healthy, happy child. 

We are delighted to be involved in the Olympus Academy Trust’s attendance campaign “In School Together”. 



Where any parent or carer has concerns about their child’s attendance, we really want to hear from you so that we can work together to reduce absence from school. We know that for some children, returning to school and the routine of learning has been more difficult- please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

Procedures for Reporting Absence


24 Hour Absence Line:

Secondary and Post-16 - 01454 868842
Primary - 01454 868340

If you know your child is going to be absent from school for a medical appointment, please could you notify the school in advance of the appointment day via the absence line or email or

  • If your child is ill; please call the absence line before the start of the school day (8.20am Secondary, 8.40am Primary)
  • If you wish to request absence from school, please complete a ‘Request for Absence’ form below.

If there is a problem with the absence line, you can email Madelaine McGinn:


Attendance Policy

Request Form for Authorised Absence - Secondary

Request Form for Authorised Absence - Primary