School attendance

Page updated on: 07/10/2019

The Education Welfare Service (EWS) main responsibility is to promote regular attendance at school. We give support and advice regarding:

To secure regular school attendance, we work in partnership with you, your child, the school, community support services and other professionals e.g. Social Workers, Youth Services, Educational Psychologist, etc.

What can you expect from the EWS?

  • Treat you as an individual
  • Listen to your views
  • Respect your confidences - except when someone is being hurt
  • Consult you at every stage
  • Keep appointments

Education & Schools