Holidays in term time:
There is no automatic entitlement in law to holidays in school time.
All applications for leave must be made in advance.
At the discretion of the school a maximum of 10 days in any academic year may be authorised under certain circumstances. The Governing Body has instructed the Head Teacher to ensure that any request for a holiday where there is a record of unacceptable levels of absence and/or lateness is not to be authorised. If a child's attendance level is below 90%, or where it was below 90% the previous year, no leave of absence will be authorised.
Any holiday taken without the agreement of the school will be classed as unauthorised.
The local authority will then issue a fine per child, for each parent, who take unauthorised holidays in term time.