Education Welfare Service
Working in partnership with children, young people, schools and parents in promoting school attendance and attainment.
Assessment and development of action plans for and with young people.
Assessment and development of action plans for individual schools.
Offers advice on systems to monitor and track young people and school attendance.
Help in developing an attendance strategy and in-house polices for individual schools.
Attends regular meetings in school to offer advice on individual vulnerable children with attendance issues (over and above the allocated young people).
Provides group-based workshops with young people on the importance of attendance.
Provides education welfare staff for ‘late gates’ or other proactive attendance strategies.
To offer advice on the use of exclusions and other sanctions.
Offers advice on coding in registers and ‘promoting pupil attendance and recording absence’.
Provides schools with an independent advocate for children and their families.
Ensures schools operate within the law.
Improved monitoring and therefore early intervention.
Improved relationships between the school and parents/carers.
Support to vulnerable pupils.
A daily rate is applicable for our services.
Customer feedback is used to improve and develop this service, in line with the Quality Assurance Framework for Services for Schools.
Mechanisms for collecting the views of customers include the annual satisfaction survey and complaints, compliments and comments.
Contact us about this service
Tel: 01256 362084
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"Our current Education Welfare Officer has been superb and worked in total partnership with the school to help it emerge from Persistent Absenteeism status"
Secondary School Headteacher