Rejected petition Shorten the school summer holidays from 6 weeks and increase the length of half terms
Prolonged time away from school has been proven to be detrimental to children's education. The covid crisis has resulted in schools remote learning which is not as effective as face to face learning and may also be detrimental to children’s well-being.
Why was this petition rejected?
There’s already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue, or if the Petitions Committee has considered one in the last year.
The Petitions Committee has recently considered a petition on this issue: https://petitions.senedd.wales/petitions/200017
Details of the Committee’s previous consideration of this issue can be found here: https://business.senedd.wales/ieIssueDetails.aspx?IId=30036&Opt=3
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