In this blog, a teacher, tutor and pupil from Nottingham Emmanuel School explain how they’ve seen tutoring improve attendance.
Richard Prime, the headteacher at Dame Elizabeth Cadbury School, explains the 6 steps schools can take to help ensure fantastic attendance on Fridays and during final weeks of term.
Read about how schools have been sharing daily attendance data with DfE and making use of the Monitor Your School Attendance (MYSA) service - a free, secure tool that helps them visualise the data and monitor, manage and improve pupil attendance.
Sarah Cox, headteacher of Willows Primary Academy in Grimsby (part of DELTA Academies Trust) tells us about the many successful initiatives they use to tackle attendance challenges at school.
Three education and local authority leads share how they work to take preventative action and intervene where necessary to help ensure the most vulnerable children and young people remain in education.
Several schools share their approaches to increase attendance levels amongst their pupils, with a focus on the transition between classes, year groups, and support when moving to a new school.
Janice Allen is the Headteacher at Falinge Park High School, here she discusses how they work closely with a number of local charities to support the school’s drive to improve attendance.
"We take pride in building strong relationships with our students and our families. The concerted effort by all our staff to ensure that these relationships are maintained is the heart of our approach to attendance."
In this blog, principal Andria Singlehurst shares how her school has supported pupils and their families to maintain good levels of attendance throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
College leaders Rebecca and Kimberley talk us through the activities and support they put in place over summer to support students transitioning to further education, which resulted in strong attendance rates throughout the autumn term.
Louisa Munton, headteacher of Shirehampton Primary School, shares how her school have reduced persistent absences by introducing a new way of communicating with parents.