How to explain your child’s absence

Click here for a video explaining how to enter an absence on Compass

If your son is absent with an unexplained absence after morning Home Room, you will receive an SMS message from Compass letting you know:

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1. In the My News section of the Compass home screen, look for the notice; Attendance: Attendance Note RequiredClick on the link just below the notice.

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2. The unexplained attendance tab then opens:

- Tick the box to select each attendance requiring approval

- Press the Explain with Attendance Note link

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3. The Attendance Note Editor window opens:

- Select a reason for absence

- Enter a brief description of the absence

- Press Save