As well as enjoying illegal holidays, an increasing number of children are simply being allowed to bunk off
The new way of life: Bunk off
school, watch live Big Brother, go on Big Brother, get paid a fortune for doing nothing, retire at 25
Parents who knowingly allow their children to bunk off
school will be prosecuted if they don't change their ways.
It would have been even more impressive if almost all our MPs hadn't decided to bunk off
themselves that day.
EDUCATION bosses plan to get tough with Birmingham parents who persistently allow their children to bunk off
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Boys are more likely to truant than girls andkids on free meals are twice as likely to bunk off
It's where we used to bunk off
from accountancy lectures about 12 years ago," he says.
The figures fail to separate out the persistent truants - those who bunk off
for weeks on end.
About 50,000 children bunk off
school in England each day despite attempts to tackle the problem.
Those who continue to bunk off
may find they have no job to return to if employers pursue their tough line with serial offenders.
The electronic registration system has been ordered by Education Secretary David Blunkett, who is appalled that 50,000 children bunk off
A JUDGE has warned parents he has the power to impose heavy fines if their children bunk off
A quarter of 11 to 16-year-olds were found to bunk off
schools in London, Manchester and Nottingham.
And pupils at King George V in South Shields bunk off
school for 4% of lessons.
THEME park bosses have come under fire for encouraging the public to bunk off
work for cut-price midweek offers.