Holidays in term time

If you want to take your child out of school during term time you should ask the head teacher for permission. Headteachers can only agree absence in exceptional circumstances.

Holidays are not normally considered exceptional circumstances.

If the headteacher does not agree the absence they will give you a written warning. If your child is absent from school for 10 sessions (5 school days) the school may request that we issue a Penalty Notice.

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