Absences soon add up, 80% attendance is the same as having 1 day off a week.
Be on time!
Requesting an Absence from School
Should you choose to take your child out of school without authorisation then Parent Responsibility Measures could be instigated. this could mean receiving any of the following:
- A penalty notice (assuming one has not been issued in the past 2 years)
- A summons to the Magistrate Court which could result in a fine of up to £2500 and/or a term of imprisonment for up to 3 months.