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Coombe Dean School

Coombe Dean School

Coombe Dean School


Welcome to the Coombe Dean Attendance page. Here you will find information about how we monitor and manage attendance, tips for supporting your child to be in school every day, and how to request an absence.

Here's a quick guide to the documents you can find on this page:

Document 1: Information about Attendance for Parents and Carers - Read this if you want to find general information about attendance monitoring at Coombe Dean.

Document 2: Being Present and On Time- a codified model for parents and students, highlighting tips to support with good routines and being present.

Document 3: Absence Request Form - An editable PDF form for parents to fill in and email to Use this if you want to request any pre-planned absences, excluding medical or dental appointments. These should be emailed directly with a copy or screenshot of the appointment letter.

Document 4: WeST Coombe Dean School Attendance Policy for SEP 2023 - This is the Coombe Dean policy. Read this if you are unsure about any aspects of the school policy or want to query a response.

Document 5: Attendance Tiered Model- a document which outlines the school's attendance strategy with regards to Specific Processes, Targeted Support and Wider Strategies.

Document 6-8: these are additional information guides from the Trust and Plymouth Council which parents may find helpful.