Parent Portal

We have listed below some commonly asked questions by parents as well as shared further information within the parents section about the policies and procedures set out by the College.

Reporting an Absence

In a case of your child being absent, please send an email to absence@eltham-college.org.uk with your child’s name, form, reason for absence and expected duration of absence.

You may also call the school on 020 8857 1455 to report your child’s absence.

Unforeseen School Closure

In the case of an unforeseen event occuring which makes the closure of the school a possibility, there will be a notice on the school website and a text or e-mail message sent by clarion call before 7.00am.

In the event of heavy snow in winter, the school will make every effort to stay open. However, if the weather is bad enough at any stage for the school to close, we will follow the above protocol.

Lost Property

Bags should be kept in lockers or placed on the bag racks.  Students must respect the property of others.

All named Lost Property will be returned by the School Office to the students via their Form Tutor.

Enquiries about lost property should be made at the School Office at break time, lunch time and after school Monday to Friday during term time.

Unnamed lost property will be kept by the School Office for a limited period of time.

School Office

The School Office is located at the far end of the Music School on the ground floor. Visitors with cars are asked to please park on the triangle and walk around the front of the school building. The door has a buzzer system in operation; please press the button and wait to be permitted access.

Please be aware that delivery vehicles also use this access and care should be taken when visiting.

Signing in and out – Year 7 – 11

Signing in late

If a student is late for morning registration on a chapel/assembly/house assembly day, he should sign in with the duty teacher at the library.

If a student is late for morning registration on a tutor period day, he should report immediately to his form tutor.

If a student arrives after 9.00am, he should sign in at the School Office.

Signing out for an appointment

Parents must write to the form tutor in advance of this, and it is the student’s responsibility to inform the relevant subject teachers of his absence, and then sign out at the School Office.

Signing out if ill

In case of sickness, the student must first go to the White House. If permission is granted, he will be given a sign out slip and must then sign out at the School Office.

Sixth Form

Signing in late

If a student is late for morning registration on a chapel/Sixth Form assembly/house assembly day, he or she should sign in with the duty teacher at the library.

If a student is late for morning registration on a tutor period day, he or she should report immediately to his or her form tutor.

If a student arrives after 9.00am, he or she should sign in at the School Office.

Signing out for lunch

Students must sign out in the Gallery. They must then sign back in on return.

Signing out for afternoon study at home or for Community Service

Students must sign out in the Gallery. Parents must write to the form tutor to grant permission for afternoon study leave.

Signing out for an appointment

Parents must write to the form tutor in advance of this, and the student must inform the relevant subject teachers of his or her absence, and then sign out in the Gallery.

Signing out if ill

In case of sickness, students must first go to the White House. If permission is granted, he or she will be given a sign out slip and must then sign out in the Gallery.

*THE SIGN OUT BOOK IS PLACED BY THE ENTRANCE TO THE GALLERY

Detentions

Lower School, Middle School and Sixth Form Detention takes place every lunchtime from 13:15 to 13:45 and every Friday at 3.50-5.50pm in Room 1.