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SUPREME COURT CONSIDERS TERM-TIME HOLIDAYS

5 Justices met this week to consider the issue. They are now considering their judgment which will be published later. NEW


SUPREME COURT HEARS TERM-TIME HOLIDAY CASE

The Supreme Court is today considering a government-backed appeal against parents taking their children on holiday during term-time. The result will have implications for skiing families. UPDATED


WORLD SNOW DAY CLAIMS SUCCESS

There were 478 events in 46 countries across the world as 3m people were involved in the 6th edition that took place last weekend. NEW


WHICH COUNTRY IS BEST VALUE?

Austria & Italy are better value than France & Switzerland. That's the conclusion of a new report that compares the cost of skiing for families in resorts across Europe. Overall costs are up due to a poor exchange rate.


VALUE FAMILY SKI WEEKS

Action Outdoors has launched a new destination for 2017 February half term and offers a favourite over the Easter break for an all-inclusive price of £523. NEW


FAMILY SKI COMPANY SUPPORTS TERM-TIME HOLIDAYS

A court has supported 3 families who refused to pay fines for taking their children out of school for a holiday. Esprit Ski supports the development.


TERM-TIME HOLIDAY VICTORY

Three families who refused to pay fines for taking their children on holiday in term time have won their court case. It has significant implications for skiing families.


5 REASONS KIDS SHOULD SKI



ESPRIT SKI WINS FAMILY AWARD

It has been named as the Best Family Ski Tour Operator in the annual Family Traveller Awards. NEW


CONFUSION OVER TERM-TIME HOLIDAY FINES

Some local councils in England have dropped court cases against parents over term-time holidays following a recent court victory by one father.


REFUND FOR TERM-TIME HOLIDAY FINE

The father who won a recent high Court has set up a company, School Fines Refunds Ltd, to help parents try to get their money back.




5 REASONS KIDS SHOULD SKI

ESPRIT SKI WINS FAMILY AWARD

CONFUSION OVER TERM-TIME HOLIDAY FINES

REFUND FOR TERM-TIME HOLIDAY FINE

HELMETS COMPULSORY FOR US KIDS

Term-time holiday victory

Dear Mr Gove...You are talking utter tosh

Father and son bonding







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