The Attendance Toolkit: Practical activities for addressing absence

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Catherine Roberts

  • The Attendance Toolkit

192 pages
Age Range: 6 to 13
ISBN: 9781906531584

Poor attendance is a way of life for some children, a way of coping for many and a genuine problem for others.

Attendance levels can be affected by family issues, poor parenting, behavioural problems or by a specific factors in the classroom, and is linked with disaffection in many forms, as well as underachievement, problems with confidence and poor peer relations.

Practical, creative activities will help gain an insight into the child's lifestyle and encourage and promote good attendance while helping children to understand the issues that they face. Includes easy to implement strategies for improving attendance in your school, as well as suggestions for working constructively with parents and families.

Contents include:

  • Getting to know me
  • Thinking about school
  • Problem solving
  • Target setting
  • Where I want to be

Additional resources include templates for a Parenting Contract and a School Attendance Newsletter, as well as Attendance Certificates.

Includes CD-ROM with all printable worksheets and resources.