Education Five has a proven track record of working effectively with parents, children, school staff and other agencies to improve attendance and inclusion.


Our independent Education Welfare Service provides

  • Regular meetings with the designated lead for attendance or Headteacher. Termly or annual evaluations of work undertaken by Education Five can also be provided to illustrate the improvement journey.

  • Written register check documents overview of absence statistics and recommendations for next steps on attendance cases at a frequency to suit your school.

  • The instigation of attendance procedures including the local authority attendance procedures including                attendance case conferences and legal paperwork for parental prosecutions where necessary.

  • Home visits, including safe and well checks, notified and un-notified home visits.

  • Email and telephone support to your school during office hours.

  • Proofs of standard letters for attendance/ persistent absence at different levels of intervention.

  • Attendance policy review and update to reflect most current practice and government guidance

  • Multi agency working to support families, including the attendance at core groups, ICPC’s. The completion of appropriate referrals including early help where deemed appropriate

  • Liaison with the local authority attendance team in your area to ensure the smooth transition of referrals (e.g. CME, EHE), court documents and penalty notice fines.

  • Direct work with children and parents to establish and discuss reasons for regular absence and to plan key actions and support needed to make attendance improvements


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