Langton Primary

Home Absences



If your child is too ill to come to school, please call the school on 01653 658236 or email before 9.00am, on the first day of illness, and make us aware of your child’s symptoms/diagnosis. If your child is suffering from vomiting and/or diarrhoea, it is recommended that they do not return to school until 48 hours after the last episode.

Advice on Common Illnesses

Please see below for advice on common illnesses and absence from school.

Is my child too ill for school? (NHS)

Should my child go to school/nursery today?

Holidays during the school term

This document summarises for parents the North Yorkshire policy on term time holidays, which is based on legislation and government guidelines, and contains a holiday request form. Please click on the link below to download.

Holiday Guidance/ Holiday Request Form