01942 747818

Billinge Road, Wigan, Lancashire WN3 6BL


Highfield St Matthew's C of E Primary School

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Pupil Absence


In the event of your child being ill or unable to attend school, please inform the school at the earliest opportunity. This can be done by ringing the school office on 01942 747818.


Please note, if your child has been experiencing sickness and diarrhoea then we insist that you follow the schools policy and keep them off school for 48 hrs after the last episode.Thank you for your continued support with this.


For the Whole School Attendance Policy please refer to the School Information - Policies section of our website.


Public Health Agency - Guidance


Please click on the link below for guidance from the Public Health Agency on when it may be appropriate to keep your child off school:

Public Health Agency - Guidance