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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May 22nd 2019
Pupils surviving on two hours sleep due to phone addiction https://t.co/ypYGzwoUa6 https://t.co/W5O5IcDdCH
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May 16th 2019
Schools of thought: can mindfulness lessons boost child mental health? https://t.co/GiClK9mnqn https://t.co/lVLPki9U0P
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May 15th 2019
PE time cut by more than almost any subject https://t.co/eJ5b9JsVK5 https://t.co/9595cNuMIO
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May 14th 2019
Everyone welcome: inside the schools that haven’t expelled a child since 2013 https://t.co/9sgYBpUwsZ https://t.co/hBji089CA6
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May 10th 2019
Shrinking break times in English schools 'impacting social skills' https://t.co/TiD2T8AKWP https://t.co/BD9WISUmcm
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May 08th 2019
DfE quadruples summer-holiday funding for disadvantaged pupils https://t.co/L2B9opL02x https://t.co/X69g0f1tq9
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May 03rd 2019
Opening up school sports facilities would give every child a healthy summer | Tanni Grey-Thompson and Lawrence Dallaglio https://t.co/iXTyyAqrA4 https://t.co/bggByZuo78
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Apr 30th 2019
Nearly one in four pupils have not drunk during school day to avoid using toilet https://t.co/GbGWrOQwsI https://t.co/qj4KMy4mDO
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Apr 26th 2019
Why students’ attendance should be celebrated https://t.co/lgjvkvJheX https://t.co/f4B3fKr7Lv
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Apr 24th 2019
Poorer children 'twice as likely to be out of work in later life' https://t.co/OUaW41ikYS https://t.co/jOh5t9NUYo
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Apr 02nd 2019
Why should your Governing Body be aware of School Attendance and Safeguarding Procedures? https://t.co/6abjgwPOMK https://t.co/FRWP7RJw1x
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Apr 01st 2019
If I had known to look for these signs, I might have been able to stop my son taking his own life https://t.co/ejNKOXRw4l https://t.co/sZ81WvzkVG
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Apr 01st 2019
Number of primary school children at referral units soars https://t.co/2opZmI1WVm https://t.co/iQ5g6HzyIF
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Mar 27th 2019
More than one in ten primary school boys is labelled with mental disorder https://t.co/17f0nOLqfR via https://t.co/GSkWRV4UC9
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Mar 27th 2019
Record rate of school absences driven by children going on holiday https://t.co/nOL27rtXCt https://t.co/HevTmI5nYy
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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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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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