Improving pupil attendance for over 11 years
Recommended by schools across the South East
Recommended by schools across the South East
Improving pupil attendance for over 11 years
Proud to be ISO 9001 accredited
Proud to be ISO 9001 accredited

WELCOME TO WPA Education Welfare Services

We help children attend school on time, every day, to fulfil their potential.

WPA works with schools, academies, free schools and pupil referral units across London and SE England, offering a specialist range of services to help you improve attendance and safeguarding.
Established in 2007, WPA is a leading independent provider of education welfare services in the UK and the only one to be ISO 9001 accredited.
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"Attendance has risen and our persistent absence has dropped!"
Kensington Avenue Primary School
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Areas Covered

Working in partnership with over 150 schools throughout South East England.
  • Schools Supported 151 Schools Supported
  • Years of Experience 12 Years of Experience
  • 96% Success Rate 96% Success Rate
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Areas Covered
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Mar 22nd 2019
Multi-million pound fund to train more educational psychologists in schools https://t.co/l0eEIiWt6l https://t.co/lC8poG891t
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Mar 21st 2019
Education secretary Damian Hinds says truancy is ‘bigger concern’ than expulsions for knife crime https://t.co/M4CHYarz9y https://t.co/ij2Srxitse
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Mar 19th 2019
Excluded children can still have hope: here’s the proof | Gaby Hinsliff https://t.co/56ULUSUSjr https://t.co/gNqyzatK3y
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Mar 19th 2019
Safeguarding teams aren't given the time they desperately need https://t.co/ErDuOJum2L https://t.co/0qXkAybnYa
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Mar 18th 2019
Schools now a fourth emergency service for poor pupils https://t.co/kzXU5kOIMK https://t.co/xEnFdud1W3
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Mar 15th 2019
England to fund free sanitary products for school and college girls https://t.co/erfHWsB9kY https://t.co/FJ5GekTKPy
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Mar 13th 2019
Thousands of teenagers in care living without adults https://t.co/iDJ8Da2aTg https://t.co/S78BnwfHzH
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Mar 11th 2019
Thousands of school places to be created for children with special educational needs https://t.co/B5gbcHS94l https://t.co/etwWoMosOC
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Mar 08th 2019
Raising Parental Engagement to Support Improved Attendance - WPA News https://t.co/Lusq2s4mXE
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Mar 06th 2019
Top Employers to help all primary schools offer careers education to pupils https://t.co/xquI8fwf1A https://t.co/JJScPAS835
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Feb 25th 2019
Tens of thousands of UK children have PTSD due to bullying and violence, Lancet study finds https://t.co/vB0Bhlw9Up via https://t.co/SF9AyloCvj
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Feb 21st 2019
School meals should be provided to all children https://t.co/MwLU9FPV8k via https://t.co/h2Qvfo6QqD
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Feb 20th 2019
Knowledge is Power in Mental Health Education https://t.co/LDqumZyud5 https://t.co/gPYrl4vwle
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Feb 20th 2019
Poorer families to get text messages in trial to support early learning https://t.co/WunmKqqZOQ https://t.co/M548HSvgNJ
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Feb 12th 2019
MPs support petition calling for later school starting times https://t.co/ZxIhhGaN1A https://t.co/TxVPJ0amg0
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Feb 12th 2019
Mental health: the students who helped themselves when help was too slow coming https://t.co/LEXrQw17Rm https://t.co/LV8wYsiVwr
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Feb 05th 2019
One of the largest mental health trials launches in schools https://t.co/jiK4AiM7rW https://t.co/B9XwbYq3pd
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Feb 04th 2019
Call for more regulation of home-schooled children in England https://t.co/qdBU0XVrn4 https://t.co/ICYzXmVuPD
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Jan 29th 2019
How well do you know your school attendance data? Understanding attendance data can be one of the most important tools in improving attendance. Schools that have been successful in improving attendance and reducing persistent absence have...read more https://t.co/1me7BbogQH https://t.co/lsKAUUaoEO
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Jan 25th 2019
Too many children with autism are let down by schools and end up in prison https://t.co/ylxaRVNU72 via https://t.co/aw1Tk4WAVr
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Schools Currently Supported

Schools Currently Supported

Years of Experience

Years of Experience

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Children Supported (so far)

Children Supported (so far)

Our Services

Education Welfare Officers

Education Welfare Officers

Our experienced education welfare officers can work alongside your staff and families to remove barriers to attendance.

Attendance Audits and Evaluations

Attendance Audits and Evaluations

An audit by our specialist staff is an ideal place to start if you are looking to improve attendance.

Attendance Training

Attendance Training

Giving your staff the skills and confidence they need to boost and sustain high attendance.

Early Intervention Family Workers

Early Intervention Family Workers

We offer one-to-one casework and family support to address safeguarding concerns and help children attend school regularly.

Attendance Rewards Schemes

Attendance Rewards Schemes

Helping you find the right attendance reward scheme for your school.

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