This two hour course is suitable for any school staff who have responsibility for school attendance.
It provides a clear and simple outline of the legal framework for school attendance and addresses schools' frequently asked questions relating to parental requests for term time leave of absence. The training also addresses questions such as 'Who decides if a Penalty Notice should be issued?', and explains what happens if a fine is not paid. It takes school staff through the documentation required to complete a Penalty Notice and there is an opportunity for delegates to ask detailed questions. The training encourages delegates to consider their school's current practice and what amendments, if any, may be necessary in order to ensure school letters and attendance policies reflect best practice.
Delegates will have a clearer understanding of: the law relating to school attendance; when Penalty Notices are appropriate; how to complete the documentation correctly; what to look for to ensure their school's policies, procedures and letters to parents are legally compliant and reflect best practice.
School staff with responsibility for school attendance.