'She has just started secondary school?'
Scarlett Moffatt caused a stir on Instagram when she shared photos of herself and her 11-year-old sister in New York. The
So I can't help feeling that the ban on term-time holidays doesn't get to the heart of the real problems. It's hard to disagree with the argument that consistent, lengthy periods of absence from school are detrimental to a child's education.
Figures suggest the financial penalty is not deterring many parents.
Parents across England were fined more than £4 million for taking their children on term-time holidays last year. Local authorities
A local council is debating plans to overhaul school term dates to allow parents to book cheaper family holidays. Brighton
A mum has criticised her son's school for refusing to authorise a term-time holiday for her son, despite it being the only
The omnipresent spectre of sacked Education Secretary, Michael Gove, continues to save children from hemorrhaging intellect as soon as they step foot on an aeroplane during term time.
Parents who take their children out of school for term-time holidays should face larger fines, says Ofsted's chief inspector