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The raising of the participation age has had an impact on provision for older students.…
The work of the attendance officer can feel solitary at times. In this article, Victoria Franklin explains how they can work alongside others and build a wider team to deliver services to children and families.
Does the attendance officer at your school get the support and appreciation they deserve? In this article, headteacher Richard Steward sums up some of the main challenges and emphasises the importance of a whole-school strategy.
It is common sense that if a child is off school for a long period of time, their attainment will suffer. However, can the same be said for a day’s or even a week’s holiday? John Viner examines the evidence for a link between attendance and performance.
Having someone to manage a time-out or isolation facility is becoming an increasingly common role. In this article, headteacher Dr Richard Steward gives practical advice on how to make it work in your school.
Do you know which of your children has experienced domestic abuse in their home the night before? Operation Encompass alerts schools and helps them provide the support that children need. Elisabeth Carney-Haworth explains.
Improving attendance is an important factor when it comes to raising standards. Headteacher Diane Compton explains how her team have made it intrinsic to school improvement.
A survey of provision for the more able, limited to non-selective secondary schools, found strengths and weaknesses in the current situation.