Improving pupil attendance for over 12 years
Recommended by schools across the South East
Highly recommended by Headteachers
Improving pupil attendance for over 12 years
British Standards Institute Accreditation

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 provider of education welfare services in the UK and the only one to be accredited by the British Standards Institute.
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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 13 Years of Experience
  • 96% Success Rate 96% Success Rate
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Areas Covered
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Feb 12th 2020
Free school meals could be available to all no matter your income in new rules https://t.co/XSrpxdJkKJ https://t.co/1FbFFhASbK
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Feb 06th 2020
School absence fines rise by a fifth https://t.co/ftPrfh5BKy https://t.co/9u2FRjFzjk
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Jan 29th 2020
School pupils will be less disruptive if teachers offer praise rather than punishment https://t.co/3FMOtAij9L https://t.co/kScZjaSPRj
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Jan 23rd 2020
One in four children 'has too little sleep' https://t.co/eNXUsmzHga https://t.co/04o2cDUKn5
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Jan 17th 2020
Social media data needed for 'harm' research, say doctors https://t.co/nljxAcN0De https://t.co/5AIfRReYVB
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Jan 14th 2020
Packed lunches worse for kids than school dinners, study says https://t.co/p9oHb48k7r https://t.co/EXGE290TRj
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Jan 10th 2020
'Treatment gap' in youth mental health services https://t.co/97EGi8hHVa https://t.co/ghO9L5tiDS
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Jan 08th 2020
The homeless man teaching children what it's like to be without a home https://t.co/Ixdd6JJJk1 https://t.co/ujhsVJPide
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Jan 06th 2020
Troubled Families programme gets £165m cash boost https://t.co/PSOfgHmQkL https://t.co/lR0i8y1pOf
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Dec 17th 2019
‘Many of our children don’t get presents’: schools open over Christmas for families with nothing https://t.co/pGHMkfOhjv https://t.co/aEXUwoEqTq
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Dec 11th 2019
Brave teachers recount their own ordeals at the hands of bullies https://t.co/sTu63i6qtB via https://t.co/gFfmmvICCh
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Dec 11th 2019
Pupils have missed more than a week of school because of elections https://t.co/SrHj653TMX https://t.co/RSdSlUngzv
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Dec 05th 2019
A British child becomes homeless every eight minutes, Shelter report finds https://t.co/1Pm4y0HYR3 https://t.co/LHcvfCqhjW
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Dec 04th 2019
Children who own books six times more likely to read above expected level https://t.co/glSNHp0QFK https://t.co/vamhg2K7IE
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Nov 21st 2019
Councils report rise in number of home-educated children with complex needs https://t.co/6Lbst9QhAJ https://t.co/meDDKG1ubk
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Nov 21st 2019
Children who rarely eat breakfast secure lower GCSE grades than classmates, study finds https://t.co/akhj9yzGt9 https://t.co/4GJvXyiQBO
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Nov 07th 2019
The New Ofsted Framework – What focus on attendance? https://t.co/cVnUldR6S6
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Nov 05th 2019
Government to extend scheme for social mobility 'cold spots' https://t.co/zxxp4V8JrS https://t.co/xKsL7g1Y46
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Nov 01st 2019
MPs warned of ‘genuine childcare crisis’ as figures indicate hundreds of nurseries and childminders are closing https://t.co/gWFArjVIwQ https://t.co/7udv1f3Y0V
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Oct 31st 2019
'We're cosseting our kids' – the war against today's dangerously dull playgrounds https://t.co/mfTDNZWTPQ https://t.co/2uIdEeEaYF
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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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