Our Approach to Attendance
The School Attendance Officer
Lesley Sabourn works with the school to improve pupil attendance.
School Holiday Dates
Please note that voluntary aided (church) schools, foundation schools and academies may have set different dates and you should check with the school or academy to confirm their arrangements or view the PDF for schools not following the standard term and holiday dates.
Application for leave of absence during term time
The Government has amended regulations for taking holidays in term time and these new regulations come into effect from September 2013.
Head teachers have the discretion to grant leave, but they should only do so in exceptional circumstances. If a head teacher grants a leave request, it will be for them to determine the length of time that the child can be away from school. This leave is unlikely, however, to be granted for the purposes of a family holiday. Parents can be fined for taking their child on holiday during term time without consent from the school. Please complete page one of the Leave of Absence Application Form and submit to Mrs Burgess for consideration.
Please contact the school if you wish to discuss this with the Headteacher.
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