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It is a very difficult situation to deal with when a child reaches school age and parents are separated.
Clearly the child cannot be split in two for schooling, so the parents will need to agree to a course of action.
Any court would see that a child needs regular schooling and that it would be unfair for a parent to have the child every weekend.
The normal route would be shared access every other weekend and alternate holidays. That is a standard and well applied course if action.
what would need to be agreed is who exactly has the child Monday to Friday during term time. That sorry to say is something you are going to have to work out quickly.You may need to consider mediation to sort this out and should that fail, then apply for a formal child arrangements order form the family court.
You suggestion is the perfect option.You seem to have Henry’s best interests in mind.
If the father cannot accept this, go to mediation and then seek a child arrangements order based on what you propose.
You are making all the right moves and options, good on you.Really if he won’t agree then the mediate and finally court order is want would be needed.
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