Dad Who Took Daughter Out Of School To Attend His Wedding Is Taken To Court After He Refused To Pay Fine
A dad who took his children out of school to attend his wedding to their stepmother in Greece has been taken to court for failing to pay a fine for one of his daughters.
Dean Dixon, 36, travelled to Rhodes in September to tie the knot with his wife Ashley, 31. He applied for time off for his three children so they could attend the special occasion and see their dad get married.
His son was best man and his daughters were bridesmaids. Dean was given permission to take his two youngest children, 10-year-old Keira and Freddie, seven, out of Lent Rise Primary School in Slough, Berkshire, The Sun reports.
But Cox Green Secondary in Maidenhead - the school attended by his eldest child, 12-year-old Katie - refused to let her have the time off.
Mr Dixon, an accounts manager, was fined £60 for taking his child out of school without permission to attend his wedding and appeared in court for failing to pay.
Speaking to Mirror Online, wife Ashley said: "I think it's a bloody joke! With all the politics going on at the moment and lack of money the country has and they waste it on innocent people!
"My step children have never taken any unnecessary time off school and Katie had caught up with all her work within a week of returning to school.
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