School holidays

Leave of Absence for holidays during term time

All the schools in the Hexham Partnership have agreed to adopt, in line with new regulations, a common policy for leave of absence during term time.

Regulations from September 2013 state that a head teacher "may not grant any leave of absence during term time unless there are exceptional circumstances."

The regulations make it very clear that parents do not have the right or entitlement to take a child out of school for family holidays.

Please see links below:

Parent Information for Leave of Absence

Hexham Partnership of Schools' Policy for Leave of Absence During Term Time.

Application Form for Leave of Absence from School

School Holidays and Closures 2016-17

School Holidays and Closures 2017-18