Posts Tagged ‘ Holidays in term-time ’

Saturday snippets: 11th of August 2018

Aug 11th, 2018 | By
Tower of London

Balloons, books and bunce occupy some of Adrian’s thoughts this week

Will you be criminalised?

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By
Sandown beach

It is asking a lot for the Supreme Court to uphold such a stringent view and make criminals out of hundreds of thousands of parents?

Saturday snippets:16th of July 2016

Jul 16th, 2016 | By

Adrian summarises the stories you might have missed in a week that saw yet another tragic attack that will reduce the number of tourists visiting France but, hopefully, not for long.

Mr Platt has done it again

May 13th, 2016 | By

his is the twelfth article that Just about Travel has written on this subject. It would be nice if it were the last and victimisation of parents ceased.

Holidays in term time – again!

Oct 29th, 2015 | By

On Monday afternoon, for just over two a quarter hours, the House of Commons considered a petition (signed by more than 120,000 people) relating to taking children out of school in term-time.

When you can take children out of school

Oct 26th, 2014 | By

According to Sian Griffiths writing in today’s Sunday Times, the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) has drawn up a guidance for head teachers as to when children can be taken out of school.

Who is right?

Oct 24th, 2014 | By

Yesterday the Local Government Association called for the removal of a blanket ban that prevents mums and dads taking children out of school for holidays during term.

Saturday snippets: 9th August 2014

Aug 9th, 2014 | By
Llanelli eisteddfod

From the Eisteddfod to the Edinbugh Festivals via Costa Rica, Philadelphia and Lisbon, Adrian looks at the lesser stories of the week.

When to holiday

Oct 30th, 2013 | By

Today, a petition signed by 127,001 people will be handed to the Department of Education asking that the government reverse its decision to stop parents taking their children out of term time for up to 10 days for holidays.