[Skip to content]

NAHT - For Leaders, For Learners
Search our Site
Advice button

A030 Adoption leave (revised February 2015)


The Employment Act 2002 introduced new statutory rights to leave and pay for adoptive parents subject to meeting the criteria. The statutory scheme does not extend to stepchildren adoptions or foster care adoptions.

The school may wish to extend the occupational maternity pay scheme to the adoption scheme.

You need to log in to see this document. 

Page revised: 19/02/2015
An RSS feed

Assure Guidance

These policies have been developed by the Assure brand for use in schools.

If you wish to use these policies you should check that they suit your school and that any discretions and optional approaches built into the policies are ones that your school can support.

For more detailed information please read our introduction

Items In This Category