Pupil Attendance & Education Welfare Service (PAEWS)
Blueberry Park Education Welfare Officer: - Mr Karl Hands
Telephone 0151 233 3901Fax 0151 233 3917
Address Toxteth Annexe, Aigburth Drive.
Postcode L17 7BN
Overview of service
PAEWS staff work with schools, pupils and families to resolve issues of poor school attendance.
Targeted Support provided
PAEWS officers will:-
- identify problems and possible solutions to ensure regular attendance
- advise parents about their legal responsibility to make sure their children participate in education up to the age of 16
- take action through the Magistrates Court if necessary or through the use of Priority Notices
- make referrals to other agencies, such as Social Care, Educational Psychologists or the Connexions Service
- make home visits or meet pupils and parents in school to provide ongoing support
- encourage parents to make good relationships with the school