Evaluation article: Attendance law - Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 Evaluation article - Children, school and part-time work Evaluation article - Employability skills and Ofsted Evaluation article: A-Z of codes - Applying the codes in practice Evaluation article - The common inspection framework Personal development, behaviour and welfare A-Z of Codes 5: Codes M, N, O, P and R Evaluation article - Infection control in schools Evaluation article: Prosecution or penalty notice: Which is the correct response? Evaluation article - Managing difficult conversations Evaluation article - Parental engagement: working with hard-to-reach families Evaluation article - A-Z of codes 1: marks for 'present' Evaluation article - The use of penalty notices: the pros and cons Evaluation Q&A - Q. Does our school have to take part in local multi-agency arrangements under the Common Assessment Framework (CAF)? Evaluation article: Incentivising attendance - what really works Evaluation article - Practical tips for transforming lateness into punctuality Evaluation article - Best practice case study:  Waldegrave School Evaluation article - Inspections and attendance data

Evaluation article: Attendance law - Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006

This is the first article in a series that looks at the legal framework within which attendance and absence practice operates. Here, Ben Whitney examines the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations…

Evaluation article - Children, school and part-time work

Ben Whitney enters the debate on the role of children in the workplace and discusses what help and regulation should exist to support them.

Evaluation article - Employability skills and Ofsted

Under the new inspection framework, schools will be inspected on pupils' economic well-being – and that includes attendance rates. 

Evaluation article: A-Z of codes - Applying the codes in practice

To conclude this series of reference guides, Ben Whitney reflects on some of the issues it has raised, both in correspondence and through questions by participants at Forum attendance conferences.

Evaluation article - The common inspection framework Personal development, behaviour and welfare

A new common inspection framework is now in effect, and pupil attendance can be reviewed in terms of personal development, behaviour and welfare.

A-Z of Codes 5: Codes M, N, O, P and R

Continuing his series of handy reference guides, Ben Whitney explores each of the recommended Codes in detail, including:

Evaluation article - Infection control in schools

Infections that cause diarrhoea, vomiting, common colds and flu are responsible for the loss of thousands of school days each year. Martin Hodgson gives guidance on what you need to…

Evaluation article: Prosecution or penalty notice: Which is the correct response?

Ben Whitney looks at the circumstances that might dictate how schools and local authorities respond to cases of persistent absence.

Evaluation article - Managing difficult conversations

Some conversations -whether with pupils, their parents or colleagues - are always going to be uncomfortable. In this article, Louise Wingrove looks at managing difficult subjects with care and confidence.

Evaluation article - Parental engagement: working with hard-to-reach families

In this article, Professor Ken Reid explores some of the many options for families to play a larger part in school life, with potential benefits for both the children and…

Evaluation article - A-Z of codes 1: marks for 'present'

In this series of handy reference guides, Ben Whitney explores each of the recommended Codes in detail.

Evaluation article - The use of penalty notices: the pros and cons

Professor Ken Reid examines the use of penalty notices (PNs) since the Children Act 2006, including some discussion on recent developments in Wales and the issue of regional variations in…

Evaluation Q&A - Q. Does our school have to take part in local multi-agency arrangements under the Common Assessment Framework (CAF)?

A. It will depend on local protocols, but the general answer has to be ‘yes’, whatever the school’s management status.

Evaluation article: Incentivising attendance - what really works

David Birch outlines the importance of reward systems as a means of improving attendance in schools. Read on to find out about the merits of commercial schemes and the essential…

Evaluation article - Practical tips for transforming lateness into punctuality

Steve Baker provides some practical advice on how to tackle persistent lateness and develop school-wide policies to encourage, develop and maintain punctuality.

Evaluation article - Best practice case study: Waldegrave School

In the first of this regular feature, our reporter Helen Clark finds out how one outstanding school has just achieved its best-ever attendance figures.

Evaluation article - Inspections and attendance data

Steve Baker looks at why accurate registers are important, and how to present your data to Ofsted.

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