This one-day course focuses on school’s new legal responsibilities including term-time holidays, admission registers and penalty notices and meeting Ofsted expectations for attendance by improving strategies and data. Delegates will be shown best practice and look at case studies to help improve attendance as well as effective strategies to help improve attendance.
- help schools to raise and improve their attendance;
- identify best practice;
- meet inspection criteria;
- understand improving school attendance in the context of Government perspectives.
Head teachers, deputies, heads of year, promoted staff, NQT's, attendance officers, education welfare officers, attendance managers and office staff within schools.
'What an outstanding course for teaching and gaining insights into attendance. I really liked the idea of having an attendance panel at our school and this is definitely an idea I'd like to develop further. Thank you once again.'
K Watkins, Ysgol Bro Sannon
'Really useful information on strategies for me to improve attendance. Good links to research and further reading and further training. Excellent and extremely knowledgeable trainer.'
S Musselwhite, Attendance Improvement Officer, Torbay
'Excellent. Great range of practical tips to improve school attendance.'
C Morgan, Attendance Officer, Ysgol Brodinefwr
'Super ideas on how to improve school attendance, backed up by 'real initiatives' that have worked. I look forward to trying these out, finding out what works for my school. Many thanks Ken, a super day.'
C Dutfield, Deputy Head, Coed Glass Primary, Cardiff
'I loved the course. The check-list was excellent to take back to school. It has given me lots of action points.'
L Robinson, Traveller Education Service
'Extremely informative, very relevant and good ideas to use.'
J Hull, School Support Officer