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11112222 Tue 03-Jul-18 15:24:07

Hi. My dc is currently year 8. School has been a disaster the last 2 years and she currently school refuses. She usually manages 3 or 4 days a week, going in late and by force (by us.)
She will be moving schools in Sept and she's happy about that.
We have been offered a free weeks holiday abroad by a friend, but it means dc missing the last 3 days of school. Would you go?

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Oratory1 Tue 03-Jul-18 15:59:53

Definitely if she is moving schools and is happy about the move - have a lovely holiday and a fresh start

anotherangel2 Tue 03-Jul-18 16:02:57

Yes

11112222 Tue 03-Jul-18 16:26:43

Good. Thank you. Thats what I thought too. DH wasn't so sure about it though.

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heatwave2018 Tue 03-Jul-18 16:29:06

Of course I would go on holiday a few days isn't going to make a difference if you are moving schools

shouldwestayorshouldwego Tue 03-Jul-18 16:35:02

Can you just give an earlier leaving date than end of term? Or if place is secure for Sept then home educate for last few weeks of term. Only if definitely not cancelled new school.

user546425732 Tue 03-Jul-18 16:38:56

Yes, just give them an earlier leaving date.

Gileswithachainsaw Tue 03-Jul-18 16:40:16

Go. Absolutely go .

anotherangel2 Tue 03-Jul-18 17:31:42

I am a secondary teacher and I would 100% go. If your DD finds school difficult the lack of structure in the last few days will be worse for her. I would inform school and expect it to unauthorised.

11112222 Tue 03-Jul-18 18:23:06

anotherangel2 - thank you. Hearing a teacher say that should set dh's mind at rest. Personally I've had enough of the school and don't care!!! blush

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