Summer Term 2018 children break up from school on Friday 20 July
The Governors have agreed the following term dates for 2018/2019 Academic Year
|Wednesday 5 September||Children return|
|Friday 19 October||Break up from school|
|Monday 29 October||Children return|
|Wednesday 19 December||Break up from school|
|Thursday 3 January||Children return|
|Friday 15 February||Break up from school|
|Tuesday 26 February||Children return|
|Friday 5 April||Break up from school|
|Wednesday 24 April||Children return|
|Monday 6 May||Bank Holiday|
|Thursday 23 May||Break up from school|
|Monday 3 June||Children return|
|Tuesday 23 July||Break up from school|
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The current law does not give any entitlement to parents to take their child out of school during term time. The Education (Pupil Registration) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 prohibits Headteachers granting leave of absence to a pupil except where an application has been made in advance and the Headteacher considers that there are exceptional circumstances relating to the application.
If you do take your child out of school for this time after applying for a leave of absence and it not being granted, the absences will not be authorised and the Education Welfare Service may issue a penalty notice to each parent of £60 for each child to be paid within 21 days. If the penalty is not paid within the time scale the penalty will increase to £120. If the higher penalty is not paid within 28 days, the Education Welfare Service will then institute legal proceedings against you in the magistrate’s court under Section 444 of the Education Act 1996 for failing to ensure your child attends school regularly.