Request for leave during term time

For any leave from school an ‘Application for leave’ form MUST be completed – these can be request via reception.

The School’s Policy

The school considers that all absences from school will disrupt a child’s continuity of learning.  As a consequence it believes that absences should be kept to a minimum in order to maximise your child’s potential.

What the Law says

Regulations make it clear that parents do not have any right or entitlement to take a child out of school for the purposes of a term-time holiday.

The Education (Pupil Registration) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2013: Regulation 7 of the 2006 Regulations is amended to prohibit the Principal of a school granting leave of absence to a pupil except where an application has been made in advance and the school considers that there are exceptional circumstances.


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