"When times seemed hard and apparent incompetence of others around us seemed to far outweigh our own resources, it was a breath of fresh air to have you dealing with this important issue on our behalf. Your enthusiasm and professionalism knew no boundaries along with your sense of humour, which I remember has been tested to certain limits, but at least we could smile whilst making progress."
Simon & Liz, Carmarthen
Failure to Send a Child to School and Prosecutions
It is an offence for a child to fail to attend school regularly. Section 444 Education Act 1996 provides that in such circumstances including cases in which it is alleged that a child regularly attends school late, that a parent can be prosecuted in the criminal courts.
Such offences can attract fines or even a prison sentence.
If you are in such a difficulty you will need specialist education law advice - call us today.
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