A new report identifies attendance as one of the main barriers preventing children in need from improving their educational outcomes. In this article, Suzanne O’Connell considers the implications of the report for attendance practice.
How can professionals support and maintain the good attendance of students attending alternative provision? Victoria Franklin considers the risks and the barriers and suggests ways to overcome them.
It’s an exciting prospect: responsibility for attendance in an all-through school. Louise Telford, deputy headteacher at the Cranbrook Education Campus … READ THIS…
Children with diabetes face many challenges, not least balancing a chronic condition with the demands of school life. They might have more absences due to hospital and medical appointments or they may just feel unwell and don’t attend school as a result. Here we look at the condition in detail and find out what impact it might have on pupils.