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CArla1976 Wed 22-Jul-15 18:53:12

I have a 14 year old girl who has been refusing to go to skl and for which I now have been fined!! Has anyone else experienced this?confused

EE123 Wed 22-Jul-15 18:59:20

Why isn't she going to school? If its mental health issues you should be able to get a letter from your GP

TeenAndTween Wed 22-Jul-15 20:28:55

No experience, sorry. What tactics have you tried so far?

YeOldeTrout Wed 22-Jul-15 20:35:01

2 families a week are fined in England, I think.
How much school had she missed in the last school year?

BackforGood Fri 24-Jul-15 00:15:57

How have you been working with the pastoral and attendance staff at the school to resolve this, since she first stopped going?

Zinkies Sat 25-Jul-15 08:51:05

Well, if she doesn't want to go to school at all you can always deregister and become a home educating family.

One way to think about the fine is to think of it as a fee for the amount of school that she has been attending. Do you think it's worth it?

I think you have to respect her choice of educational setting, but of course that's quite controversial.

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