School open days for 2022 Entry - Is your child due to start school in September 2022? We are holding open mornings on 11th November & 25th November. To book a place please contact the school office on 01903 204627 or email us

Sompting Village Primary School

Absence from School

As you will be aware, schools can only authorise absence during term time in exceptional circumstances. There is no entitlement to take a child out of school for a family holiday.


All requests for absence in exceptional circumstances need to be made in advance. 

Parental request to school to authorise an absence in exceptional circumstances

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