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Mulwaree High School

Mulwaree High School


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Absentee Reasons

Sometimes parents are unaware as to what is a legitimate reason for a child's whole day or partial absence.

Legitimate/Justified Reasons

"S" Sickness includes:

  • Dentist appointment
  • Physiotherapist appointment
  • Doctors appointment
  • Other Specialist appointments

"L" Leave includes:

  • Family holidays
  • Weddings/funerals
  • Moving residence
  • Serious illness or death of relative or care-provider
  • Misadventure and unforeseen events eg fire or flood
  • Participation in special events eg Eistedfod

"A" Unjustified Reasons

  • Shopping
  • Going to the movies
  • Visiting a friend
  • Too tired
  • Slept in
  • Missed the bus
  • Car broke down
  • Hair appointment
  • Homework not finished
  • Minding younger brothers and sisters