Being a working parent who works with 30 odd other parents, how on earth can we fit our leave into a 6 week period, they will end up not employing mums....... this country is becoming so dictatorial. Corrina B.

  • We back the NUT vote against term time holidays

      7th April 2015 The Parents Want a Say campaign are delighted that the National Union of Teachers (NUT) have voted against fining parents who take their children out of school during term time. During their annual conference that took place this weekend, the NUT recognised that the rules on term time holidays need to be… Read more »

  • First e-Conference Conducted

    Watch on YouTube: John Hemming Streamed live on 9 Mar 2015 @ 18:30 John Hemming Category – News & Politics

  • Parents Want A Say – Conduct Online Survey

    Parents Want A Say is running a survey about ‘School Term Time Family Holiday Rules?’. Click here to fill in our survey. Do you have an opinion on School Term Time Family Holiday Rules? Have you been affected by the fines or penalties associated with this law? Parents Want a Say look to provide diversified… Read more »

  • Why I think holidays should be allowed in term time – Letter from 14 Year Old

    This is a letter that we have received from a 14 year old called Imogen Rose Milner, her letter explains to everyone why she things that holidays should be allow during term time. To read the full letter please click Why I think holidays should be allowed in term time.

  • Holidays Matter – Conference

    Yesterday Alex Thomsen, a fellow Parents Want A Say campaigner, and I joined the launch of Holidays Matter, a new umbrella organisation co-ordinated by Family Holiday Association which brings together charities, campaigners and the tourism industry to promote the benefits of holidays for individuals, families and society as a whole. To read the full story… Read more »

  • Parents Welcome Head Teachers’ Guidance

    Campaign and lobby group Parents Want a Say (PWAS), have welcomed the National Association for Head Teachers (NAHT) Guidance on authorised absence in schools, however emphasise that each case must be dealt with independently as legally required by Human Rights Legislation. The recent guidelines issued by the NAHT, aim to provide advice on what ‘exceptional… Read more »

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