Attendance: Simple steps to make improvements

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In this episode, we're looking at attendance with Jayne Lowe, OBE, an education consultation and Department for Education adviser. Jayne is the founder and managing director of Bright Green Learning and started her career as a teacher before becoming a headteacher and behaviour and attendance consultant working with primary, secondary and special schools as well as local authorities. 

Jayne shares the latest data relating to attendance and looks at reasons behind current trends. She also puts forward some practical suggestions for what classroom staff and senior leaders can do to help improve attendance in their settings. 

Listen in to learn: 

  • How to identify and remove barriers that may be making it difficult for children to attend 
  • The importance of communicating, repeatedly, to staff and students what good attendance looks like 
  • The power of welcomes – and how to welcome a young person back to school   
  • How and why to use rewards 
  • The importance of a whole school approach to attendance 

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