Education Welfare Support

The Education Welfare Service supports schools and settings to achieve Government targets for overall attendance and persistent absenteeism.

Our team of experienced Education Welfare Officers can help improve pupil attendance, attainment and the emotional wellbeing and health of children and young people.

The Education Welfare SLA is a bespoke consultancy for schools and settings which may include:

  • Attendance Data Analysis
  • Early Intervention Assessment
  • Strategic advice on policy, practice and procedure
  • Framework completion and/or contribution on behalf of the school
  • Specialist Education Welfare Officer (EWO) time to address unsatisfactory attendance and persistent absenteeism
  • Audits/Reviews - including Safeguarding Audit
  • Early intervention establishing rigorous and detailed casework to address attendance levels causing concern
  • Child Employment support
  • Family interventions and counselling
  • Presenting to year groups short assembly talk, PSHE
  • Deliver assemblies, PSHE and group work to encourage and support improved attendance
  • Training session for teachers
  • Coordinate a robust and effective legal process to address parental responsibility
  • Supervision and CPD opportunities for non-teaching and teaching pastoral staff
  • Advice and training on the analysis of attendance data
  • Advice and support on achieving attendance targets
  • Signpost families to specialist support services
  • Advice and support on best practice for managing registers, improving attendance and reducing persistent absenteeism
  • Maintain multi-agency practices to address issues affecting school attendance
  • Attendance management audits of register process
  • Home Visits
  • Attendance sweeps to target priority areas as agreed with the school attendance lead

Our support is not is not limited to the solutions listed.

Please contact the Education Welfare team to discuss your requirements:

01905 678138

Upon enquiry an adviser will recommend the hours required to address your specific concerns and ensure you get the best value from your SLA purchase.



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