The Education Network for Waltham Forest
Supported by Waltham Forest

Children Missing Education (CME)

Guidance for Schools & Colleges

In accordance with national guidance, children who are of compulsory school age (5 – 16) who are not accessing suitable education are defined as children missing education. Suitable education is defined as efficient full-time education suitable to her/his age, ability and aptitude and to any special educational needs the child may have.