Posts Tagged ‘ taking children out of school in term time ’

Saturday snippets: 12th May 2018

May 12th, 2018 | By

It seems that many popular destinations are fighting back against tourism obesity – an over supply of tourists. Valencia, Madrid, Brussels, Rome are joining Venice, Palma de Mallorca, Florence and Barcelona to name just a few in trying to restrict tourist movements,

Taking children out of school post Platt

Mar 15th, 2018 | By

The BBC has announced the results of an investigation it has made into the number of parents being fined for taking their children out of school in term time.

The end of the road

Jun 29th, 2017 | By

I have been mulling over the implications of the case of Jon Platt, the father who took his daughter away on holiday in term time and who has fought a long and hard battle.

Be fined if you take your child out of school in term time

Apr 6th, 2017 | By

The judgement of the Supreme Court this morning is that taking your child out of school in term time is illegal and that when Jon Platt took his daughter on holiday to Florida he was liable to a fine.

Saturday snippets: 14th October 2015

Nov 14th, 2015 | By

Adrian looks at the possibility of having one visa in the future to cover seven central American countries, the continuing trials of Mr Platt and how easy it was to take down Norwich Airports website.