Nearly one in 10 pupils took term-time holidays in last year

Nearly one in 10 pupils took term-time holidays in last year
 

Almost one in 10 pupils in England took time off school for term-time holidays last year. New figures show a rise in the proportion of youngsters missing lessons for family trips, compared to the year before.
In total, 9.4% of primary and secondary school children missed at least half a day of schooling for this reason during the autumn and spring terms of the 2016/17 academic year, according to official statistics.
This is up from 7.6% for the same two terms the year before.
The latest figures for 2016/17 cover the period after a father won a high-profile High Court case in May 2016 over... read more

 
19 October 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 30
Source: Pendle Today
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