Attendance strategy

A draft attendance strategy has been sent to all Blackpool head teachers, who have been given the opportunity to attend a consultation meeting to discuss the draft and review and amend the information.

A group of heads that represented secondary, special and primary attended the meeting and actively contributed to a final draft being produced. This is being proof read and approved and will be published in December 2014

Attendance policy

A draft policy has been created for schools to consider if they wish to, when developing their school attendance policy.

Service specification

The pupil welfare service has two elements

1. A core function that ensures all schools have access to  legal proceedings through Blackpool Council and have key information sharing processes to safeguard and promote welfare and attendance at school, a process of register audits will also be included.

2. A commissioned service through the pupil welfare service where schools can purchase high quality support for intervention, safeguarding and legal work  by a fully trained a supervised professional team.

The full service specification describes in detail what these offers contain.


Contact

Natasha Armstead

Pupil welfare services team leader, PO Box 4, Blackpool, FY1 1NA
Telephone 01253 476478