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Excuses for absence

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Mrs Peel, Jul 8, 2011.

  1. Parents tell you their version - y'know "sick" or "poorly" etc and then the kids tell you the real reason
    Today ... "my goldfish died" [​IMG]
    Go on - i'm sure you've got loads... ...
  2. lilachardy

    lilachardy Star commenter

    It was my brother's birthday.
  3. My dad told me I couldn't come in because the weather forecast said it was going to snow.....
  4. We overslept and it was too late to come to school so we went bowling instead!
  5. I didn't really have a tummy upset, mummy got up late!

    that was me though - such a grass [​IMG]
  6. InkyP

    InkyP Star commenter

    My Dad got CS gassed. (true)
  7. InkyP

    InkyP Star commenter

  8. giraffe

    giraffe New commenter

    'Only had enough money for a day bus ticket and it's cheaper to buy a weekly ticket, so mum said I had to stay at home'
    'We went shopping for some school shoes' (on a Monday? Why not Saturday like everyone else? - grrr!)

  9. 'Defending our country's heritage'.
    She was on a pro fox hunting march in London. It went down as unauthorised.
  10. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    On a note. Jane was absent yesterday as we had no hair spray!
  11. It was my birthday/ went to town to buy my birthday clothes/ went to buy my Easter clothes/ went to buy my holiday clothes/ went to buy my clothes for the Christening/ new footie kit was out/ new away kit was out.
  12. annie2010

    annie2010 Occasional commenter

    'Went to the airport to meet/ wave off auntie/granny/ cousins', usually from those who are most likely to attract attention at any venue-both the students and their families!
  13. It was my burfday...
  14. My mum couldn't find my school uniform.
  15. My mum overslept.
  16. We are at Glastonbury and we wont be back til tomorrow as neither my husband or I are fit enough to drive and ******* can't because
    she is only 12.........
  17. Buying school shoes.
    Having a haircut (gratifyingly caught by the local truency officer mid cut too [​IMG] )
    Day out because of birthday.
    Mum had a bust up with the neighbour in the past and had to go to court.
    Same Mum "X was absent on xxxxx due to my permission"

  18. voodoo child

    voodoo child New commenter

    Written on a late form by the student ' having a dump'
  19. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    My Dad told me of two classics from his teaching career:

    "Derek was absent yesterday because he had diahorrea through holes in his socks"

    "Please excuse Jimmy from PE this afternoon as he has to go and see his Grandad
    before they nail the lid down"
  20. BelleDuJour

    BelleDuJour Star commenter

    An entry in the late book
    'I was at the vets'

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