Increase in numbers taking holidays during term time
Posted on 22nd March 2018
Statistics released by the Department for Education show that there has been a rise in the number of pupils taken out of school to go on holiday.
The overall unauthorised absence rate – pupils missing lessons for any reason without permission – rose from 1.1% to 1.3% between 2015-16 and 2016-17.
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