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Application for Leave of Absence for a School Pupil in Term Time

The Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 as amended by Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2013 state:

1. Head Teachers shall not grant any leave of absence during term time unless:

A) An application has been made in advance, by the parent with whom the child normally resides


B) They consider there to be exceptional circumstances relating to the application.

2. The Head Teacher must be satisfied that exceptional circumstances warrant the granting of a leave of absence.


3. The Head Teacher can determine how long an absence should be and any additional absence will not be authorised.