Improving attendance: good practice for schools and multi-academy trusts

Schools and multi-academy trusts (MATs) share their different techniques for improving attendance rates in their settings


Managing and improving attendance in a multi-academy trust (MAT)

Michael Robson, Executive Principal of North Shore Academy shares their approach for managing and improving attendance in schools in the Northern Education Trust, including work they’ve done during the pandemic.

This webinar took place live in December 2021.

Managing and improving attendance in a multi-academy trust - Northern Education Trust

Schools have shared their techniques for:

 •  managing attendance effectively

Guidance is available on:

•   developing an effective school attendance strategy

The Behavioural Insights Team have produced a guide on how schools can use text messages to clearly communicate pupils attendance levels to parents.

This is based upon the results of a successful pilot programme in Bristol, and includes examples of the style of communication schools can use to help boost attendance.

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