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Leave of Absence (Exceptional Circumstances)

Important Information for Parents/ Carers


  • The Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 as amended by Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2013 only allows Head Teacher to authorise leave of absence (for any purpose) in exceptional circumstances.
  • If the exceptional circumstances are agreed, the Head Teacher will determine the length of the absence authorised.
  • Request for Leave of Absence should be made in advance and before any arrangements confirmed or money committed.
  • If Leave of Absence is granted, please contact school to discuss measures to minimise the impact of the absence on your child's academic progress


Requesting a leave of absence in exceptional circumstances.

Please note: Parents do not have any legal entitlement to take their child on holiday in term time.