Unauthorised term time holidays rocket as North East parents take children out of school

Unauthorised term time holidays rocket as North East parents take children out of school
 

The number of parents taking their children on holiday during term-time has soared across the North East, since the introduction of a ban.
The rules on term-time holidays were changed in September 2013, meaning head teachers could no longer sign-off up to 10 days holiday in special circumstances.
But that hasn’t stopped parents across the region taking their children out of school, with the number of days missed as ‘unauthorised’ holiday soaring by 75%, according to the latest Department for Education figures.
Across Newcastle, the number of days missed as unauthorised holiday soared by... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Regional North East, Views: 34
Source: Sunday Sun
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