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Barriers to Attendance

If your child is not currently able to attend school - then read on.. These are the rules.. DfE School Attendance publication: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-attendance "Schools...
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Not Fine in School

We have been working away, trying to look at how we can support the extremely high percentage of children and young people, who have barriers to attendance, as their special educational needs are...
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About EOTAS

This makes me think of a family I spoke to yesterday who were wondering whether to appeal for EOTAS -Education Other Than at School. They were certain they would elective home educate rather than...
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Barriers to Attendance

Language is important. When we use the phrase "school refuser" or "school refusal" we paint an image of a child who just doesn't want to attend, who wilfully chooses not to attend, who perhaps is...
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Let's Chat

My eldest child had barriers to school that prevented him attending school for several years. It was a really difficult time, not because my child's anxiety (among other things) prevented them...
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Lets be honest.

Let's call it what it really is... School trauma? School related anxiety? It's not because our children don't want to go.... it's because they CAN'T
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Barriers to Attendance

Does your child have school attendance barriers? I wonder what percentage of this is due to unmet SEN?
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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

This here is a complete guide as to why your child has barriers to attendance. Basic needs must be met first.
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Back to School

As we move into the final couple of weeks of the Summer holidays, we know many families are preparing for the return to school. Uniform buying, stationery supplies, new shoes, looking over...
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