Leave of Absence

Please ensure that you read the following documents very carefully and understand the regulations, especially before booking a term time holiday as these can only be authorised in “exceptional circumstances”. We will have to adhere to this guidance.

Absence / Leave Request

Please read this letter from Peter Dwyer, the Corporate Director of Children and Young Peoples’ Service, regarding changes to legislation for holidays during term time.

Please also see the following documentation:

NYCC application form for leave of absence in exceptional circumstances

NYCC leave of absence in term time procedure

NYCC information regarding attendance

Holidays in term time statisitics


Leave of absence – Not holiday

For other leave of absence such as medical appointments or music exams, please e-mail the office.