Attend EDC (Every Day Counts) Ltd specialises in providing Independent Education Welfare Service, Safeguarding Level One, Consultancy and Training. Based in Stoke on Trent and Newcastle under Lyme we cover a wide range of schools in Staffordshire, Cheshire, Shropshire and Derbyshire.
The business was formed in January 2014 and has over 25 years experience in education welfare, behaviour and attendance. Attend EDC supports Maintained and Academy Nurseries, Primary schools, Middle schools, High schools, Special schools, Pru’s, Sixth Forms and colleges.
We offer a responsive professional service to support you to ensure that all children and young people are able to maximise their educational opportunities through regular attendance.
The service to your school can combine a casework approach as well as an attendance consultancy service to support your whole school attendance initiatives.
- 5% of the school year- that’s 9 missed days or a day a month – can knock students off track
- 90% attendance = ½ day missed every week!
- Research suggests that 17 missed school days a year = GCSE grade DROP in achievement. (DfES)
- The greater the attendance the greater the achievement.