High Court to rule on Isle of Wight term-time holiday case

High Court to rule on Isle of Wight term-time holiday case
 

The case of a father who refused to pay a £120 fine for taking his daughter on an unauthorised term-time holiday is due to be heard by the High Court.
Magistrates had ruled that Jon Platt had no case to answer as, overall, his daughter had attended school regularly.
But Isle of Wight Council has asked the High Court to clarify whether a seven-day absence amounts to a child failing to attend regularly.
Campaigners say the case could redefine the way the law is applied in England.
Since 2013, tougher government regulations have meant head teachers can only grant leave of absence to pupils... read more

 
13 May 2016 in Regional, Views: 54
Source: BBC
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