The DfE states that pupils need to attend school regularly to benefit from their education. Good attendance is very important so that children are given as much opportunity as possible to develop academically and socially. When children are absent from school they often find it difficult to catch up on the work they have missed and can feel unsettled by this.
There are many figures published by the DfE (Department for Education) relating to attendance figures. Here are some of them:
We do not currently fine people for taken unauthorised absences but would ask that you consider whether a holiday during term time only is absolutely necessary.
Below are holiday lists, the attendance policy and an application form for submitting a holiday request.
Please click the links below to download the documents in PDF form