Improving attendance and reducing absence, especially persistent absence, is a priority for Coventry schools and critical to successful external reviews from agencies such as Ofsted. It can also safeguard children, especially vulnerable groups. Ensuring that children go to school every day will help maximise their educational and social achievements and by developing self-discipline and organisation and preparedness for the work environment / culture.
The traded offer is designed to provide schools in Coventry with intervention and support address attendance issues. The offer will seek to impact positively on attendance statistics and ensure suitable interventions are implemented and school, families and children are supported.