Slater Primary School

Together We Believe. Together We Achieve

Late/Absence Procedures

Reporting Absence


If your child is absent from school you must contact the office to let us know the reason. You can contact us by;


  1. Telephone: 0116 2624587
  2. Email:


Late Arrivals


The roadside school gates open at 8:30am for pupils to be supervised by a parent/adult. The black school gates open at 8:40am for pupils in Foundation, Year 1 and Year 2. Pupils in Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 enter the building via the alleyway. The roadside school gates close at 8:50am, after this time late arrivals will need to enter through the reception door and sign in on the electronic system and the relevant code will be added to pupils attendance record. 


The school gates open for collections at 3:00pm and close at 3:10pm, after this time parents will need to come to the reception door and a record of late collection will be made.