Boosting Attendance

One in four children were persistently absent from school in autumn 2021 compared to one in nine pre-pandemic. These stark findings have ignited Government initiatives designed to reduce absenteeism and, subject to Parliament, a statutory requirement for schools to actively promote regular attendance from September 2023. 

Click below to hear directly from staff and pupils about the impact Thrive has had on attendance


Book a Discovery call today to discover how Thrive can improve attendance in your setting

At Thrive, we’ve been supporting educators in tackling absenteeism for over 25 years. If you’re seeking to successfully reengage pupils and work with families to promote regular attendance in your setting, click below to schedule a Discovery Call with a member of the team:

Discovery Call

Designed to fit in around your schedule, these free 30-minute conversations via Teams give you a chance to have your questions answered, decide if our service is a fit for your needs, and identify if you qualify for a £1,200 DfE grant to spend in your setting.   


"Simply Put, to keep children safe, we need to know how best to keep them in school."


The Thrive Approach consists of:

1. Thrive-OnlineTM (TOL) -  a web-based profiling, action-planning and progress monitoring tool enabling you to ensure the best outcome for each child or group.

2. Thrive training -  focusing on the emotional needs of different age groups, informed by established neuroscience and attachment research, as well as child development studies and research into risk and resilience factors.

With our HQ based in Devon, Thrive is a business that works with local authorities, multi-academy trusts (MATs), individual schools and other settings across Great Britain. To date, more than 50,000 staff have received Thrive training, ensuring that over 627,000 children and young people have access to the Thrive Approach, changing lives and increasing educational attainment levels.