Please visit the Durham County Council website to view or download the school holidays dates for this academic year and next year for all community schools, special schools and voluntary controlled schools. Please note that voluntary aided (church) schools, foundation schools and academies may have set different dates and you should check with the school or academy to confirm their arrangements or view the PDF for schools not following the standard term and holiday dates.
School Holidays During Term Time
The Government has amended regulations for taking holidays in term time.
Head Teachers have the discretion to grant leave, but they should only do so in exceptional circumstances. If a Head Teacher grants a leave request, it will be for them to determine the length of time that the child can be away from school. This leave is unlikely, however, to be granted for the purposes of a family holiday.
Our school Attendance and Inclusion Officer, Bobbi Mathwin, is available to support parents with attendance and punctuality issues. She will also make home visits to promote good attendance. He can be contacted via the school office on 01388 832576.
Parents can be fined for taking their child on holiday during term time without consent from the school.
Please contact the school if you wish to discuss this with the Headteacher.
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