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Hook parents threatened with fines for unauthorised school absences
9:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014 in News
PARENTS who take their children out of a Hook school without permission could be issued with penalty fines.
The governors at Hook Junior School, in Church View, have agreed that staff can fine parents £60 for unauthorised absences.
The change, outlined by parent governor Janet Stebbing in the Hook Focus magazine, comes after the governors noticed an increase in requests to take children out of school during term-time.
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