RESOURCES & Documents

ATTENDANCE

DFE School Attendance July 2019Download
DfE Improving Attendance at SchoolDownload
DfE School Attendance Parental Responsibility MeasuresDownload
DfE Guide to Absence StatisticsDownload
Parents Guide to Registration CodesDownload
LGO Focus Report Out-of-SchoolDownload
Research-School Attendance & Prosecution of ParentsDownload
Medical_Needs_Attendance-issues-factsheetDownload
NFIS PARENTS FULL GUIDE V.2 April 2018Download
NFIS Parent Guide Summary 2019Download
NFIS SCHOOL FULL GUIDE V.3 April 2018Download
NFIS Schools Guide Summary 2019Download
NFIS FORCING ATTENDANCEDownload
NFIS Is My Child Really Fine in SchoolDownload
NFIS Signs of School RefusalDownload

Attendance related judgements & Case law

East Sussex CC v Sussex Central Area JusticesDownload

BULLYING

DfE Preventing & Tackling BullyingDownload
Bullying-Parents GuideDownload

EXAMS & TESTING

JCQ SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS Download
JCQ Access Arrangements & Reasonable AdjustmentsDownload

EXCLUSION

Timpson Review of School Exclusion 2019Download
CC School Exclusion Report May 2019Download
DfE Exclusion Statutory GuidanceDownload

FRIENDS & FAMILY

NFIS Letter to Friends & Family TemplateDownload

MEDICAL NEEDS

DfE Supporting children with medical needs in schoolsDownload
DfE Guidance on School AttendanceDownload
DfE Education and Health Needs GuidanceDownload
DfE Alternative Provision Statutory GuidanceDownload
UNISON Guidance for Medical Needs in SchoolsDownload
Medical Needs Legal-Situation-in-SchoolsDownload
Attendance Issues Medical Needs FactsheetDownload
BMA Sick Notes LetterDownload
Equality Act Guidance for SchoolsDownload

MENTAL HEALTH

FUTURE IN MIND Childrens_Mental_HealthDownload
DfE Mental Health in SchoolsDownload
Equality Act and SchoolDownload
DfE Alternative Provision Statutory GuidanceDownload
NFIS Anxiety and School Phobia : RefusalDownload
PDA BookletDownload
Being MisunderstoodDownload
Mental Health Toolkit for SchoolsDownload
CBT worksheetsDownload
MIND Understanding Anxiety & Panic AttacksDownload
ANXIETY UK Guide for ParentsDownload
CEREBRA Anxiety-Guide for ParentsDownload
CEREBRA Parent Emotional Well BeingDownload
Depression and Young PeopleDownload
What Survival Looks Like At HomeDownload

PARENT EMPOWERMENT

Working in Partnership with Parents and CarersDownload
Guide to Making Conversations Count For All FamiliesDownload
CEREBRA Accessing Public Services ToolkitDownload
Pupil Records and InformationDownload
Why Might Parents Want to Record MeetingsDownload
Subject Access Code of PracticeDownload
IPSEA-Briefing Complaints About SchoolsDownload
NFIS Top Tips for MeetingsDownload
NFIS PicknMix Template Letter Feb19Download
NFIS Record of Incidents & ActionsDownload
NFIS KEY ADVICEDownload
NFIS Is My Child Really Fine in SchoolDownload
NFIS Authorising Anxiety Related Non-attendance Template LetterDownload
NFIS Considering Home EducationDownload
NFIS LEAFLET March 2019Download
GPSOE_Suggested letter to schools regarding requests for vertification for school children sickness absenceDownload
AYPH-Parenting-There For YouDownload
LGO Focus Report Learning Lessons from ComplaintsDownload

SCHOOL REFUSAL

School Refusal Assessment Scale (parent)Download
School Refusal Assessment Scale (Child)Download
How To Score The School Refusal Assessment ScaleDownload
Strengths & Difficulties QuestionnaireDownload
NFIS Signs of School RefusalDownload
EBSA Guide 2018 West Sussex Ed Psych DeptDownload
Guidance on Anxiety Based School AvoidanceDownload
NFIS PARENTS FULL GUIDE V.2 April 2018Download
NFIS Parent Summary 2019Download

SCHOOL RESOURCES

Working in Partnership with Parents and CarersDownload
Wellbeing and SEN Secondary SchoolsDownload
School Stress SurveyDownload
Mental Health Policy and guidance for schools CWMT 2017Download
Guidance-on-Anxiety-Based-School-AvoidanceDownload
EBSA Guide 2018 West Sussex Ed Psych DeptDownload
Reasonable Adjustments for Disabled PupilsDownload
NFIS School Support Strategies for Anxious ChildrenDownload
Developing School Led SEND ProvisionDownload
Positive PDA bookletDownload
DfE Sexual Violence & Harassment Between Children in Schools & CollegesDownload
DfE Keeping Children Safe in EducationDownload

SEND

SEN Noddy Guide March 2019Download
EHCP Application TemplateDownload
NASEN SEND GuideDownload
IPSEA Getting The Help You NeedDownload
Learning Disability, Autism and Human RightsDownload
Anxiety in Autism GuideDownload
SENCO Induction packDownload
IPSEA_EHC_plan_checklistDownload

SYSTEMS & SERVICES

Briefing for Schools Safeguarding Considerations for Before and After SchoolDownload
Maslows Hierarchy of NeedsDownload
Every Childs Right to be HeardDownload
Prevention is Better Than CureDownload
Participation and Children's RightsDownload
Children's Rights OverviewDownload

TRAUMA

Developmental Trauma Summary SheetDownload
What if...It Was a Survival Strategy Behind The LabelsDownload

SCOTLAND

SCOTLAND - Guidance for CYP too ill to attendDownload
CONTACT Additional Support Learning ScotlandDownload
Additional Support for Learning Statutory GuidanceDownload
ASL Assessing WellbeingDownload
Supporting Children with Healthcare Needs in Schools ScotlandDownload
Scottish Strategy for Autism 2018 - 2021Download
Attendance at School ScotlandDownload
ENQUIRE-school-attendanceDownload

WALES

SEN Code of Practice for WalesDownload
CONTACT SEN in WalesDownload
Additional Learning Needs Act WalesDownload
Supporting Learners with Healthcare Needs WalesDownload
Guidance Regular Non-Attendance WalesDownload

IRELAND

Children With Special Ed NeedsDownload
Guidelines Individual Education Plan ProcessDownload
DoES Action Plan for Education 2019Download

NORTHERN IRELAND

NI SEN Code-of-PracticeDownload
NI SEN CoP SupplementDownload
DE Circular 2018 - Attendance Guidance & Absence Recording by SchoolsDownload
NI Attendance Frequently Asked Questions_0Download
NI Quick Ref Guide - Codes for Pupil Absence_2Download
NI Independent Counselling Service for Schools-handbookDownload