Meet the Parents episode 51: The cost of holidays

Amie and Tim talk about the financial and educational cost of going away during term-time versus doing it during the school holidays.

Show notes & links

Here’s the Telegraph’s article on the landmark court case regarding the validity of fining parents for taking their children out of school unauthorised. This includes the research by Fair FX comparing the cost of holidays in June versus August.

Here is the government policy around unauthorised absences from school.

Tim’s reflections on his family holiday in Weymouth.

You can find this week’s team on their blogs and across social media:

Amie: Blog: Finding Our Feet – Twitter – Facebook  – InstagramPinterest

Tim: Blog: Slouching towards Thatcham – Twitter – FacebookInstagramPinterestYouTubeGoogle+


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