Please note Monday 2nd September 2019 will be an INSET day for school. Children will start school on Tuesday 3rd September 2019, for the academic year 2019-2020. Nursery is closed for the first week in September.
Other INSETS will be Monday 4th November 2019, Friday 20th December 2019, Friday 22nd May 2020 and Monday 20th July 2020 . School will close for the Summer Holidays on Friday 17th July 2019.
Here are the Term Time & Holiday dates for 2019/20. Please try to ensure you take your child on holiday during the holiday period and not during term time. Thank you.
From the DfE site
On 1 September 2013, the Education Regulations 2013 came into force, changing the rules about term-time absence. The amendments remove references to family holidays and extended leave as well as the statutory threshold of 10 school days.
The amendments specify that headteachers may not grant any leave of absence during term time unless they consider there to be "exceptional circumstances" for doing so. If leave is granted, headteachers should determine the number of days a child can be away from school.
FAQ From the www.gov.uk website
Can a parent take their child on holiday during term time?
Head teachers should only authorise leave of absence in exceptional circumstances. If a head teacher grants a leave request, it will be for the head teacher to determine the length of time that the child can be away from school.
Leave is unlikely, however, to be granted for the purposes of a family holiday as a norm.