• Surge in unauthorised term-time holidays after Platt court ruling

    The number of children taken out of school without permission for a family holiday rose by a fifth after the High Court backed a father’s rights last year. Absence figures published this morning show the number of pupils taken on unauthorised family holidays rose from 270,220 in autumn 2015, to 328,555 in autumn last year

    11.14 May. 18th, 2017 | News