Improving pupil attendance for over 14 years
Recommended by schools across the South East
Improving pupil attendance for over 14 years
British Standards Institute Accreditation
Highly recommended by Headteachers
Highly recommended by Headteachers

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 14 Years of Experience
  • 96% Success Rate 96% Success Rate
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Areas Covered
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Aug 02nd 2021
Record 1.13 million children in England absent for Covid-19 related reasons https://t.co/ljKs21NZon https://t.co/SeLGyUHjJg
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Jul 20th 2021
More than 1m school pupils in England absent last week due to Covid https://t.co/yalTxeJEqJ https://t.co/H6rA46dOpk
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Jul 13th 2021
How to get ‘written off’ pupils learning again https://t.co/6UViCNWvhg https://t.co/BRJA2JfgEx
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Jun 24th 2021
Impact of the Covid pandemic on children’s wellbeing is still not known, says former education recovery tsar https://t.co/gPNSjSVXxN https://t.co/pO7nhm3a64
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Jun 17th 2021
Care services too focused on investigating families in crisis, says review https://t.co/FGEz8Achg6 https://t.co/JgDDGT4uLq
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Jun 07th 2021
Mental health of students ‘single biggest concern’ of school staff, union finds https://t.co/I368lHz7l1 https://t.co/zJ8tMI2EB7
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May 12th 2021
NHS boosts mental health services in schools as pandemic leaves children struggling https://t.co/ALWIJogx3R https://t.co/QwKKHJ4pjx
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May 04th 2021
New law to make school uniform costs affordable for all https://t.co/I4wpbJF35T -uniform https://t.co/TyOV3ZdF2P
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Apr 26th 2021
Support for young people's self-esteem 'needed more than ever' https://t.co/RMa7K1VNus https://t.co/3j5ffukZOW
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Mar 16th 2021
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Mar 04th 2021
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Mar 02nd 2021
Pupils need 'bold and ambitious' recovery plan, says tsar https://t.co/vvnteG4eyF https://t.co/DI9waNpObq
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Feb 17th 2021
Covid: Make children priority after pandemic, Anne Longfield says https://t.co/VazOTK5nJT https://t.co/4H6RxZnXIM
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Feb 15th 2021
David Beckham backs campaign to help children get laptops during lockdown https://t.co/INss0HciAp https://t.co/74fAf2nxwC
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Jan 22nd 2021
Concerns grow for children’s health as screen times soar during Covid crisis https://t.co/QAYLVnc9Lf https://t.co/6HM0EQ4Ta6
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Jan 20th 2021
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Jan 19th 2021
National free school meals voucher scheme opens to orders https://t.co/nQ4NoOdCai https://t.co/B1XJWKWZTZ
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Jan 11th 2021
Covid-19: The challenges of home-schooling https://t.co/EwfK9MIIgi https://t.co/kEEmMtF7hL
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Dec 15th 2020
What do we know about the spread of Covid-19 among children? https://t.co/Vb3pxVa2aj https://t.co/yhIigGvXCP
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Schools Currently Supported

Schools Currently Supported

Years of Experience

Years of Experience

Success Rate
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Success Rate

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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