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Pupil leave of absence during term time
- 1 Term-time absences can only be granted in ‘exceptional circumstances’
- 2 The headteacher decides what constitutes ‘exceptional circumstances’
- 3 Examples of ‘exceptional circumstances’ from schools
- 4 A leave of absence must be authorised in advance
- 5 Deciding on a reasonable period of absence
- 6 Parents can be fined for taking their children on holiday during term time
- 7 Providing work for pupils to complete when off school in term time
- 8 Removing pupils from the school roll due to absence
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