School attendance ( 5.6.38.L5 )


School attendance


Extent:      Jersey
Updated:  February 2017



Words you may need to know

Attendance – to be somewhere for something eg to be in school during the school day

Prospering - to be successful

Welfare -  wellbeing  - somebody's state or condition with respect to whether he or she is healthy, safe, happy, or doing well



The Education Welfare Service


The Education Welfare Service (EWS) is part of the Education Support Team within the Education Department. The team helps with issues about school attendance and explain where families can go to for help if they are having difficulties.


For more information about how they work and the help they can give see:


Education Support Team

Education Department, Highlands Campus, St. Saviour  Jersey JE4 8QJ

Tel: 01534 449442

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 8.45am - 4.30pm