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As the full breakdown of costs in the Jon Platt school holiday fines case have been revealed, a motion asking the DfE to consider the introduction of alternatives based on reward for and encouragement of good attendance will be debated.
Friday, 20th May, 2016 10:11am
By Sally Perry with 78 readers' comments
The Island Independents are calling for clarification over Conservative approaches to education.
Thursday, 19th May, 2016 2:16pm
By Phil Jordan with 16 readers' comments
Leader of the Isle of Wight council, Jonathan Bacon, explains in detail the reasons for taking the Jon Platt case to the High Court and what he hopes will happen next.
Tuesday, 17th May, 2016 12:11pm
By IW Council Press Office with 64 readers' comments
The group leader of Isle of Wight Conservative councillors says "Questions now need to be asked as to who took the decision to prosecute, what that decision has cost and how was it justified?"
Tuesday, 17th May, 2016 12:02pm
By Dave Stewart with 28 readers' comments
The meeting on 26th May features Anne Swift (NUT National President) on the panel. Parents of school-aged children are encouraged to attend to find out more about the threat of full academisation of Isle of Wight schools.
Tuesday, 17th May, 2016 6:37am
By Dominic Coughlin with 6 readers' comments
The Dept for Education say children’s attendance at school is "non-negotiable" and that they'll be looking to change the legislation.
Monday, 16th May, 2016 5:40pm
By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments
The MP has asked why the Island’s cash-strapped Council decided they should be the one to squander scarce resources to 'seek clarity' on the Jon Platt school fines case.
Friday, 13th May, 2016 4:30pm
By Andrew Turner's Office with 57 readers' comments
Find out whether Isle of Wight father Jon Platt was right to take his child, who had a 94% attendance record, out of school in term time for a family holiday. Today's High Court decision could make it a landmark case with a massive impact across the country.
Friday, 13th May, 2016 12:53pm
By Sally Perry with 69 readers' comments
The nation's media, not to mention parents of school children, will be waiting to find out which way the High Court judge will go on the case of school holiday fines tomorrow. OnTheWight will have the news as soon as the case is heard.
Thursday, 12th May, 2016 10:31pm
By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments