Father to hear ruling on out-of-school-time holidays challenge

Father to hear ruling on out-of-school-time holidays challenge
 

Jon Platt was issued the fine by the Isle of Wight Council after he took his family on the trip, which included a visit to Walt Disney World, last April without permission from the school.
The issue of the fine, which was originally £60 and then doubled because of his refusal to pay, went before the Isle of Wight Magistrates' Court in October and Mr Platt won his case.
But the local authority has appealed the decision in the High Court.
It comes as a survey revealed families face paying more than double the price for a package holiday as soon as school holidays begin.
Mr Platt said the case... read more

 
13 May 2016 in Regional West, Views: 22
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