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Reporting Absence

Please report all absences to the school office by calling the absence line on 0208 460 2597 by 9.15 am and leaving a message on the answerphone.

If we are not informed by 9.15 am these be may marked as unauthorised.
Please call daily unless you have been informed otherwise by the school office.


Requests for Time Off


Please limit appointments during school hours. If an appointment during the school day is essential please inform the office well in advance and provide evidence such as appointment cards.


All requests for absences such as holidays during term time need to be put in writing to Mrs Golding with reason/s for the request. Please note that unless the request is for an event with exceptional circumstances it may not be approved and will be recorded as unauthorised.


Late Arrivals


The school gate is open from 8.45-8.55 am. If you arrive after that your child needs to enter the school via the office and will be recorded as late on the registers.

  • Highfield Junior School,
  • South Hill Road,
  • Shortlands,
  • Bromley,
  • Kent,
  • BR2 0RL,
  • 0208 460 25 97