A guide to attendance roles, responsibilities and types of casework for staff working with parents whose children do not attend school regularly. The course is suitable for all settings with statutory school age pupils (Year 1 to 11). This half day course is provided by the Education Welfare Service.
The course covers:
- register codes and looking at data patterns & trends
- case recording and interventions to affect change
- casework and intervention required before considering enforcement action
- attendance plans and developing parenting contracts (PCAs)
- sanctions available where parents fail to comply or where support has failed to bring about improved attendance
By the end of this course delegates should have a clearer understanding of the legislation surrounding school attendance, what data to monitor, what attendance and absence codes mean, how to record your case work and how to draw up attendance plans, Parenting Contracts and understand their function. Delegates will also know what actions to take to ensure cases are escalated appropriately when parents fail to co-operate and/or there is no sustained improvement with attendance.
Please note that this training is £75 per delegate
This course is suitable for school staff with responsibility for school attendance.