The Education Network for Waltham Forest
 
Supported by Waltham Forest

Behaviour and Attendance

Contact

Cheryle Davies, Head of Behaviour, Attendance and CME
0208 496 1751
cheryle.davies@walthamforest.gov.uk

Tahira Ahmed, BACME Senior – Behaviour Lead
tahira.ahmed@walthamforest.gov.uk

Supports and contributes towards educational opportunities for children and young people of statutory school age by means of regular school attendance.

Summary

We work closely with schools, parents/carers and young people to provide a cost effective service that contributes to real improvements in attendance.

Benefits

BACME supports and contributes towards educational opportunities for children and young people of statutory school age by means of regular school attendance.

Choosing from tiered or bespoke annual subscriptions we offer;

• An allocated BACME Officer
• Tailored attendance management strategies
• Operational and strategic support and advice
• Joined up working with parents/carers and other agencies: police, social care, housing
• Development of whole school approaches and staff training

More details

By working closely with schools, parents/carers and young people, the Education Welfare Service provides a cost effective service that will help contribute to real improvements in attendance. Experienced Education Welfare Officers can support schools to fulfil their responsibility to ascertain the reasons for absence and enforce attendance procedures if necessary, as the links between attendance and pupil attainment are well documented and understood.

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