Attending school regularly means that children and young people are more likely to access the curriculum and other education aspects.
However if they fail to attend school, it is probable that they may be disadvantaged educationally and socially.
By law, all children aged between 5 and 16 must receive an education. Once a child is registered at a school, it is the parents’ legal duty under the Education Act 1996 to ensure that the child attends school regularly and punctually.
Jogo Behaviour Support aims to work closely with schools and with other statutory and voluntary agencies to promote, encourage and enforce regular school attendance of children of compulsory school age.
Our Attendance Support Service offers, with the support of Carl Henry, advice on the following areas of welfare and attendance: