The Headteacher column: Pupils can learn more on a holiday!

Steve Woodhouse is the executive headteacher of Bishop Wilton CE Primary School
Steve Woodhouse is the executive headteacher of Bishop Wilton CE Primary School

The school term time holiday saga has been rumbling on for a long time now and there seems to be no end in sight.

With over 170,000 people signing an e-petition relating to holiday companies charging extra in school holidays, there is certainly a lot of parental interest. The Department for Education suggests that schools should consider staggering their holidays to support families who want to go on holiday at cheaper times but, in reality, is that possible?

Read Steve’s full column in today’s (13 March) Pocklington Post