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 11 Years of Experience
  • 96% Success Rate 96% Success Rate
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Areas Covered
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Dec 10th 2018
Hinds vows to improve outcomes for vulnerable children https://t.co/VwquGJP3cl https://t.co/CyDuCjF375
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Dec 06th 2018
Crime fears for 2,200 teen pupils 'disappearing' from schools https://t.co/t10QZDQZk9 https://t.co/nMLjDKIeXa
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Dec 03rd 2018
Exclusive: 74 percent of Sendcos lack to time support pupils https://t.co/h7Hwge4EOI https://t.co/6A2M6I4oSJ
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Dec 03rd 2018
Parents 'must not abdicate duties' to teachers, says Ofsted https://t.co/f4nYn1GlLz https://t.co/4wCeZoy73d
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Nov 29th 2018
Young people value diversity, humour and honesty in their friendships – new research https://t.co/RzxFF63U5g via https://t.co/BobI7PcE2y
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Nov 23rd 2018
Conflict resolution programme 'improves wellbeing of pupils' https://t.co/36ds8Zq4by https://t.co/bfO77rBo94
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Nov 20th 2018
Half of young people do not feel prepared for the world of work https://t.co/LSrLuo6wqR https://t.co/ErYQ3F9T93
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Nov 16th 2018
Bullying has an impact which lasts years. I know - I’ve been a victim | Anita Sethi https://t.co/jJeh0jF0Tl https://t.co/6lNB1xLsuu
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Nov 09th 2018
One school pupil in every classroom is bullied every single day, survey suggests https://t.co/2RWzef2682 https://t.co/TuynwHrZs6
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Nov 08th 2018
Children are being 'datafied from birth' https://t.co/w15VS3e3ar https://t.co/yNSXrjbgBe
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Oct 31st 2018
School dog boosts children’s confidence, helps them learn to read and enhances their development. https://t.co/7gmhfyNlG1 https://t.co/bKyc4FAwZl
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Oct 31st 2018
Inclusion is being squeezed out of our schools https://t.co/cGeEf8zYy8 https://t.co/4f54HJtXcm
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Oct 15th 2018
How the Co-op tackled a school with terrible truancy https://t.co/2SqraOqWQX https://t.co/ZXx4HLzDb4
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Oct 12th 2018
Mental health: When a young person opens up to you... https://t.co/zg2lvMJfU3 https://t.co/VlAZkDiBL1
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Oct 08th 2018
Number of children referred to mental health services in England rises by quarter https://t.co/OY9yRzQIgA https://t.co/d4iTpaSjuq
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Oct 05th 2018
Physical Education is just as important as any other school subject https://t.co/vS0ojrSKJW via https://t.co/tRHDWiMFkv
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Sep 24th 2018
Child mental health: Camhs 'not fit for purpose' https://t.co/4xLiDqjZbP https://t.co/wCu8taTX9B
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Sep 20th 2018
Pupil poverty among 5 key school governor concerns https://t.co/CSWrV4UHCM https://t.co/lnCKSYqmjv
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Sep 18th 2018
'I was horrified that children are breathing air this dirty inside the school' https://t.co/1Sp1a4hB4I https://t.co/BwtFqxSPBY
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Sep 14th 2018
Why I banned smartphones – and what happened next https://t.co/vRvR0mX4dL https://t.co/y4n1zPwH5t
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Schools Currently Supported

Schools Currently Supported

Years of Experience

Years of Experience

Success Rate
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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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