Report a Student Absence

Report a Student Absence

Connaught Heights asks that parents/guardians call or email the school in the case of a student absence. These calls or emails may be made 24 hours a day through our voice message system at 604-517-6010 or email. Please leave a message stating the student’s full name, grade, date, and the reason for the absence.

COVID related tracking by Fraser Health

As Fraser Health has transitioned away from contact tracing, they will now be using absentee rates to track what is happening in individual districts, schools and classrooms. Our staff are working hard every day to carefully track attendance and report any instances of unusually high absences.

Here’s what you can do to help us accurately report our attendance anomalies to Fraser Health:

  • Please make sure that if your child is going to be away for any reason that you report the absence, directly to us, as early as possible.
  • When you report the absence, please be clear about reason:
    • If your child is ill (any type of illness), state “illness” as the reason.
    • Please note: if your child has been instructed to self-isolate because they are a confirmed close contact to someone with COVID-19, but are not showing symptoms and have not tested positive themselves, this is NOT AN ILLNESS.
    • If you are keeping your child home for any reason other than an illness (e.g. an appointment, family vacation, out of an abundance of caution or some other “by choice” reason), please clearly specify why your child will be absent.

Highlights at Connaught Heights Elementary School

Our Outdoor Space

At Connaught Heights, we make good use of our outdoor spaces throughout the year including our courtyard, playgrounds, covered areas, park and courtyards. more

Small School…Big Education!

At Connaught Heights we are proud to offer both Mainstream and Montessori programs for students in Kindergarten to Grade 5.  We are excited to welcome you to our school and look forward to learning together this year! more

Our Learning Commons

Our learning commons at Connaught Heights is a great place to indulge your sense of curiosity and wonder.   more