Parliamentary Briefings

School-Home Support’s  evidence  to the Education Select Committee Inquiry on Persistent absence and support for disadvantaged pupils helped to deliver a significant win for the Dig a Little Deeper Campaign with the Government pledging £15 million to expand the existing Attendance Mentors programme and committing to a refocus around support for the whole family

Briefing on the School Attendance Bill. We’re calling on MPs  to support the Bill which introduces a duty on local authorities to promote regular attendance and reduce absence, and a requirement on schools to have and publicise a school attendance policy, but urges to call on Government to do more to fund support for families whose children are struggling with absence 

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