'Maternity Matters' is the NUT's comprehensive guide to teachers' maternity rights, and includes detailed sections on paternity leave and pay and adoption leave and pay.
This sample letter may be used to request parental leave. Notice should be provided at least 21 days before the leave is to start. See also the NUT’s fact sheet: Parental Leave: Guidance for all NUT members.
This guidance document sets out the rights for qualifying parents to take parental leave to care for their children.