County Attendance Team

Providing support and guidance to both schools and parents

To ensure regular school attendance, alongside statutory duties to issue Penalty Notices and Prosecutions under Section 444 of the Education Act 1996 and the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003 amendment. Working closely with partner agencies to ensure appropriate interventions are considered before legal processes to challenge poor attendance are put in place.

Attendance Officers

  • Sheila Elton - covers the City area and works Monday -Thursday
  • Helen Carrington - covers the North area
  • Dawn Softley - covers the South area and works Tuesday- Thursday Term time only

Liaisons officers

  • Trish Murphy - covers the North area
  • Faith Mwangi - covers the City area
  • Ashaa Rathod - covers the South area

The team can be contacted on 01865 323513 or via email

Useful documents