Education Welfare Service

Education Welfare Service

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Service summary

Education Welfare Service provides advice and guidance to schools on the use of effective strategies for promoting excellent attendance and addressing levels of unauthorised absence. Through interventions with families they are able to work collaboratively with other professionals and signpost families for support. Identification and tracking of Children Missing Education, ensuring all children are receiving an appropriate education and implementing School Attendance Orders where appropriate Statutory duties include issuing of Penalty Notices in accordance with Enfield's Code of Conduct and Referral to Magistrate' Court in accordance with Section 444 of the 1996 Education Act. In addition they are also responsible for issuing Child Performance Licences, Child Employment Permits and Chaperone Licences for Enfield residents.

The page was last updated on 12 October 2018

Main address

D Block, Enfield Council
Civic Centre
Silver Street

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