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Holidays During Term Time

Yet again we have seen the issue of parents taking their children out of school in term time appear in the press, this time in the case of Stewart and Natasha Sutherland who took their daughters out of school in September 2013 and were fined £630 for doing so [1]. Whilst I have sympathy for Stewart's predicament in that his work means he is absent at the times his children are on holiday, I do not agree with their reasoning for taking their daughters on holiday.  To quote the BBC News article...
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