Attendance improvement officer

What is the role of an attendance improvement officer?

Attendance improvement officers will assist schools on individual work with pupils where attendance is an issue to identify supportive strategies, working with families in partnership with other local authority services and support agencies where appropriate, with the full knowledge of the families concerned.

Attendance improvement officers take referrals on young people who are identified as having no school place or whose absences from school are unauthorised and schools have been unable to resolve the difficulties;

They will also advise schools on attendance policies so that they are understood by pupils, staff and parents/carers

Who do they work for?

Attendance improvement officers are employed by Norfolk Children’s Services.

Who is this service for?

If there is an attendance issue the parent of a child can contact the attendance improvement officer.

Contact an attendance improvement officer

More information on how to contact an attendance improvement officer can be found in Attendance.