But the parents were adamant and the child left for Lanzarote immediately after his last Sat test. The errant holiday-makers did not forget Mr Jelley and his staff , however. On Tuesday, a postcard from Lanzarote arrived on the school doormat. It said simply: "Holiday 10, Sats 0."
Bob Jelley, headteacher of St Giles junior school in Warwickshire, had a tussle with parents who wanted to take their child on holiday this week.
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