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 fact-sheet outlines your right to take pre-arranged unpaid parental leave to care for your child. If you qualify, you have a statutory entitlement to a certain amount of unpaid time off work per year per child.