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Term Dates

Whitfield Aspen School Term Dates (including staff training days)

Applying for Term-Time Holiday


Please complete an Absence Request Form if you have exceptional circumstances for your child/children's absence.  Forms are available to print here on our website, or feel free to collect from the School Office.  Forms are required two weeks prior to the absence for the Headteacher's consideration.


Pupils will be marked as unauthorised for:


  • Family holidays - unless linked with leave restrictions and you can provide a letter of evidence from your employer, family holidays will be marked as unauthorised.  If self-employed, a valid reason must be explained on the form
  • Shopping trips
  • Birthdays
  • Family Outings


Pupils may be given authorisation for:


  • A death in the family or funeral
  • Doctor, hospital or dental appointments
  • Illness
  • Family holidays where a parent has leave restrictions





Consultation on Term Dates for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022

Below is information on how you can comment on the proposed term dates for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022:-