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Leave of Absence HELP!

Discussion in 'Workplace dilemmas' started by magpie1512, Nov 6, 2018.

  1. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

    Tis, tish, such stereotyping... ;)
  2. Rott Weiler

    Rott Weiler Star commenter Forum guide

    I cannot deny it - but my Australian friends and family do seem to very stereotypical.... ;)
  3. SCAW12

    SCAW12 Occasional commenter

    Offer to make a large sculpture for the school reception or mini sculptures with your chosen class based on your Australian experience.
    FrankWolley likes this.
  4. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

    I saw this and, for some reason, it seemed relevant...;)

  5. Rott Weiler

    Rott Weiler Star commenter Forum guide

    If I were OP not sure I'd use it to support my application for time off....
    agathamorse likes this.
  6. magpie1512

    magpie1512 New commenter

    Thanks again for your response! The festival that we are attending had pagan origins, although on further reflection this would not be a valid reason to ask for the leave as the dates of the festival doesnt actually line up with any of the observances that we tend to celebrate.

    As mentioned before, I have now got a meeting with HT on Friday to discuss.

    @numberoneteacher celtic paganism is the route of the majority Christian festivals, we follow observances of equinox, solstice, and Yule tide (Christmas) and it is a religion within the Uk. Please do a quick Google before making comments on other people's lifestyles.
  7. magpie1512

    magpie1512 New commenter

    Hi all, just a quick update for you.
    My leave of absence was APPROVED! - on the basis that I use some of the time to create curriculum links with a school out there.
    So thanks for all you help, just goes to show, if you don't ask you don't get! :)
    mothorchid, ilovesooty and IanG like this.
  8. Rott Weiler

    Rott Weiler Star commenter Forum guide

    Good news!
    IanG likes this.

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