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To let dd have a day off school for a party?

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dilemaoffun Mon 28-Mar-16 19:03:02

Name changed for obvious reasons!

On Thursday dds school is still in (stupid holidays) . They are the only school locally still in.

DDs sports club is having a big activity session party. Everyone but dd will be able to go as the others are from different schools.

DD has had a really crap time recently at school and really wants to go. I won't lie and say she has 100% attendance as she has had a couple of days off ill but genuinely ill.

Would it be really bad?!

LindyHemming Mon 28-Mar-16 19:03:52

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DiscoGlitter Mon 28-Mar-16 19:05:53

YABU. I wouldn't miss school for a party.

dilemaoffun Mon 28-Mar-16 19:12:12

arghh that really is not helpful that you have both given different answers grin

deliciousdevilwoman Mon 28-Mar-16 19:13:20

Do it!

Noodledoodledoo Mon 28-Mar-16 19:15:06

What age and what will she miss? Answer depends on those things a lot!

Katedotness1963 Mon 28-Mar-16 19:15:11

Do it, everyone deserves a fun day.

HostaFireandIce Mon 28-Mar-16 19:15:32

I'm a teacher too. Do it.

ghostyslovesheep Mon 28-Mar-16 19:15:36

Do it

Mine are all missing half a day the Monday they go back (or possibly a whole day depending on the M6) as it's my mums 70th birthday on the Sunday and we have a big family party 200 miles away!

milkbottle Mon 28-Mar-16 19:16:57

Do it! YOLO!

serin Mon 28-Mar-16 19:16:57

I would let her go to the party.

Arkwright Mon 28-Mar-16 19:17:07

No I wouldn't let her miss it for a party.

Aducknotallama Mon 28-Mar-16 19:18:02

I am also a teacher, do it.

mumeeee Mon 28-Mar-16 19:18:14

Do it. How come your school is still in? Surely they must have had Easter off

dilemaoffun Mon 28-Mar-16 19:20:11

They are in Tues - Friday and then split up then.

LindyHemming Mon 28-Mar-16 19:22:07

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DiscoGlitter Mon 28-Mar-16 19:23:22

What kind of message does that send? It's OK to go to school but if something better comes along like a party you can ditch it.
Doesn't sit right with me.

StillStayingClassySanDiego Mon 28-Mar-16 19:25:02

I'd keep her off school and party on!

StillStayingClassySanDiego Mon 28-Mar-16 19:26:32

I'm a TA in reception, we do sod all of any importance in the last few days, it's not a problem.

WhyCantIuseTheNameIWant Mon 28-Mar-16 19:27:48

How old is dd?
She will be doing sports things all day and still learning.

Are they in school on the Friday?

witsender Mon 28-Mar-16 19:32:45

I'd do it in a heartbeat.

Dancingqueen17 Mon 28-Mar-16 19:42:03

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RockUnit Mon 28-Mar-16 19:42:41

No, I don't see school as optional.

Helloitsme88 Mon 28-Mar-16 19:43:57

I'm a teacher. Do it

Sofiria Mon 28-Mar-16 19:47:41

YANBU. Let her attend the party, it sounds like she'd benefit more from the treat than from being in school that day anyway!

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