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Holiday fines. How much?

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Toffeelatteplease Mon 06-Jul-15 09:06:23

Anyone know how the fines are being applied? As in per day, per morning and per afternoon or per a period of absence?

No judgement please. There is a free family holiday we haven't taken up in years because it is last week of summer term. Its sad because it was a massive feature of my childhood.

I'd like to go again and would probably be totally happy paying the fine if I could find out how much it is

Hoppinggreen Mon 06-Jul-15 10:14:01

Does your local council site tell you?
I think ours does

CwtchesAndCuddles1 Mon 06-Jul-15 19:41:41

The policy should be posted on your council website.

Hassled Mon 06-Jul-15 19:48:57

£60 per parent per child per period of absence if paid within 21 days - then rising to £120.

Toffeelatteplease Mon 06-Jul-15 21:44:36

Thank you you are both right it is there. Doesn't seem much of a disincentive tbh

mummymeister Tue 07-Jul-15 15:49:01

the disincentive is that they wont keep on fining you if you keep taking your kids out. eventually they will take you to court for unauthorised absence. for a one off in their school career it is a small amount but if you wanted to do it every year then there would be issues. our LA charge £60 per parent per child per week and if it is longer than a week that you take off then they refer it on to the absence person at the LA.

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