Student Attendance


Absence

The preferred method of notifying the school of your child’s absence is by using Compass. All parents have access to the Compass parent portal where you can add an attendance note regarding your child’s absence; if you have not received your login details or have forgotten your login details please contact the school reception on 8348 7100.+

 

Late Arrivals:

School commences at 8.30am and finishes at 3: 00pm.The Morning Roll is marked from 8:30 to 8:40am

Students arriving at school after 8:40am are regarded as ‘not present’ until they report to the Office and get signed in late. Students must provide a reason for their late arrival and should present any supporting documentation. Parents will receive an email or phone call to approve the late arrival.

 

Early Leavers

If Students need to leave the college early. Parents/guardians need to log into their Compass Parent Portal and put an attendance note including the time of pickup and for the reason for the early finish. Students need to be collected from the front office.

If collecting your child College reception, ID is required. For student safety reasons, the College is only able to release students to a parent/guardian or emergency contact. It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to keep the emergency contact list up to date.

 

Medical Certificates

If your child is absent due to illness or medical reasons a medical certificate is required and must be submitted to the Attendance Officer.

 

The reason for this is an absence covered by a medical certificate is a Department approved absence which does not affect their attendance percentage. If a medical certificate is not supplied the absence is NOT a department approved absence and does affect student attendance percentage.

 

Attendance can be contacted via the following methods:

Phone: (03) 8348 7107

Email: attendance@pcc.vic.edu.au

 

 

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