2023 - 2025
Permission for term time absence will only be given under highly exceptional circumstances.
It explains that absences relating to family events, such as weddings, cannot be authorised beyond the day of the family event and the travel involved. It also confirms that absences relating to medical needs cannot be authorised unless the medical appointment is for the child themselves.
Parents are reminded not to book flights within term times without first consulting with the headteacher.
Parents will be required to provide evidence of medical appointments, flight bookings, certificates for the Educational Welfare Officer who works for Barnet, checks the registers regularly and attends the school termly for meetings with the Head Teacher and parents.
A Leave Under Exceptional Circumstances Request Form will also need to be completed.