Attendance & Absence

If you are going to be absent, you should phone the CLF Post 16 Absence line before 8.00am and leave a message on 0117 9927117 stating your name, Home Academy, and the lessons that you will be missing

Alternatively, you can email the same details to the following:


It is expected that all students achieve a 96% attendance per week. All planned absences need to be scheduled outside timetabled learning sessions such as medical appointments, driving lessons, etc.

Holidays must be taken in the designated holiday periods, and holidays will not an be authorised during term time.

Please complete the CLF P16 Absence form for exceptional circumstances, and hand it in at your Home Academy for approval prior to taking the leave.

P16 Absence Form