Posts Tagged ‘ Jon Platt ’

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.

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: 24th December 2016

Dec 24th, 2016 | By
outside of the Etihad Museum in Dubai

On this Christmas Eve, may I wish all readers a very joyous Christmas and may Storm Barbara have no effect on your travel, holiday or the celebrations you will have.

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.

Saturday snippets: 11th of June 2016

Jun 11th, 2016 | By

Gin, street parties and the never ending saga of Jon Platt – the main who took his children on holiday in term time – occupy Adrian’s thoughts this week.