Here’s what some of our schools say about us…

“Education Welfare have provided our school with a first class service for the past five years. They provide invaluable support and expertise to my Care Team, Admin staff and myself as a Headteacher in all matters relating to attendance and punctuality. They have an excellent understanding of safeguarding and the wider impact of attendance on pupil outcomes and work relentlessly alongside fellow professionals and parents to get the very best for our children. Education Welfare

provide reporting structures for use within school and with governors and track and monitor pupil groups and cohorts as I need. We are a very large school and our workload in this field has reduced significantly by using Education Welfare and I would recommend them unreservedly in supporting schools to deliver improvements in pupil attendance.”

Mrs Lymer, Head Teacher, Linthorpe Community Primary School, Middlesbrough

“Education Welfare have worked in partnership with our school for over 6 years and have proved to be an invaluable service. Education Welfare supports families in our school to raise attendance, academic outcomes and to safeguard our students. These highly trained and experienced professionals work sensitively and proactively to support families and, when necessary, encourages them to engage with Early Help services. Their diligent manner and meticulous data analysis ensures that every individual child has the appropriate support and plans in place for positive outcomes. Their work during an Ofsted inspection was exemplary and highly praised.”

Mrs Park, Head Teacher, The Village Primary School, Thornaby

“Education Welfare are of great benefit to our school. Weekly register checks mean absences are followed up swiftly and any necessary steps are taken to ensure improvements in attendance.”

Mrs Rea, Head Teacher, St John the Evangelist RC Primary School, Billingham

“Education Welfare Ltd have had a really positive impact on our school attendance over the last five years. We really value their weekly on site visits to our school to monitor attendance, work with our school attendance team and support parents.”

Mrs Linacre, Head Teacher, Easterside Academy, Middlesbrough

“The support given to increase attendance throughout school has been invaluable. Education Welfare Ltd ensures that the school is able to monitor absences, support parents/carers and provide leaders with relevant and up to date information.”

Mrs Probets, Head Teacher, St Francis of Assisi, Ingleby Barwick

“St Alphonsus’ Primary School, Middlesbrough have employed Education Welfare Ltd since April 2015. The expertise, professionalism and continued contribution and support of the Education Welfare staff has been invaluable to our school. They work tirelessly to ensure both the school and families are supported and advised on attendance regulations and procedures, ensuring all parties are kept up to date at all times.

Since beginning work with Education Welfare Ltd, our school attendance average and punctuality have continued to improve year on year. I can wholeheartedly recommend the service provided by the Education Welfare staff without hesitation.”

Miss McCann, St Alphonsus’ RC Primary School, North Ormesby

“Education Welfare Ltd have been instrumental in helping us improve our attendance year on year since we started working with them. Being able to discuss cases and to work closely with families to improve outcomes for all our children is vital and Education Welfare Ltd is a service we could not do without.”

Mrs Gage, Head Teacher, Oxbridge Primary School, Stockton

“You have a dedicated educational welfare officer for the school. If there is a concern, you take measured, yet wise and prompt, action to provide guidance and support to pupils and their families. Individual case studies show that, as a result of your actions, the attendance of pupils from some families who are experiencing significant challenges in their lives has improved significantly.”

Ofsted Inspection, The Village Primary School, Thornaby, 11/09/2017

"I've been very impressed with the service Education Welfare provide. Not only do they present information in an easy to understand format but they also provide in-depth analysis of the information as well as ideas and support on ways to address any issues. It's not just attendance that they look at, we have worked together on improving punctuality in school which has led to a 1% improvement in the number of children late within 4 weeks of implementing their suggestions. I would recommend Education Welfare to any school wishing to improve their attendance/ punctuality."

Mrs Haycock, Head Teacher, Wolviston Primary School, Billingham

"As a school we have benefitted significantly from the support and guidance provided by Education Welfare Ltd. Their knowledge of attendance processes and law and their attention to detail has been invaluable in tackling some of our hardest to reach families. Governors and staff are now more aware of how important attendance monitoring is to Safeguarding."

Mrs Hauxwell and Mr Dixon, Co-Head Teachers, Beech Grove Primary School, Middlesbrough