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Legal process for schools

FAST-track to attendance

Leave in Term Time (Penalty Notice)

Guidance and templates

  • Step-by-Step Guide
  • Whole school letter for LiTT
  • LD1 Request for leave refused: Letter to be used for Leave in Term Time (Penalty Notice) process where parents have applied for leave either in writing or verbally; either before the leave or immediately after the leave has commenced, but the leave has not been authorised
  • LD2 Leave taken: Letter to be used for Leave in Term Time (Penalty Notice) process the school have not heard from the parent directly (a friend or relative might have contacted you); the child has not returned from leave on the dates agreed; or the child has returned from a period of absence where you suspect the child has taken unauthorised leave in term time
  • Term time leave request
  • Term time leave for home school contract

Online referral form

Referral Form for leave in term time and FAST-track