Kennington CE Academy School Upper Vicarage Road Ashford, Kent TN24 9AG
01233 623744

Late/Absence Procedures

Attendance Information

Late for school

Please be advised that both school gates open at 8.25am. The bottom playground gate closes at 8.50am and the top playground gate closes at 8:55am when children should be in school ready for Collective Worship at 9.00am. If you arrive after 8.55am please sign your child in at the school office. If your child arrives after 9:10am they will be marked as a code ‘U’ on the register which will affect their attendance. 
Attendance Leaflet


If your child is absent from school for any reason, please telephone the office on 01233 623744 or email to and let us know the reason for the absence. If you need to ask permission for absence please collect a form from the school office and hand in two weeks prior to the absence. School is not permitted to authorise absence unless it is deemed as a special circumstance.