Sutton Independent Travel Training Workshop

The Sutton Independent Travel Training Workshop is coming to Cognus! This is a great opportunity for young people to meet the travel trainers, engage in travel roleplay, draw home to school or college map routes, learn about travel safety, and take part in a Q&A! They can even apply on the day for additional travel […]
Fri 5 April, 2024, 10:00am -

Cantium House
Railway Approach
(opposite Wallington Station)

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Our Partners

We work in partnership with Harrow School (Lumina) and Homefield Prep to provide tuition to our children.  We have had over 30 young people receive tuition through this scheme since 2021. Lumina Tutoring with Homefield, Harrow and Sutton Virtual School – ISC (schoolstogether.org) Welcome | Homefield Preparatory School Lumina Tutoring Sutton Virtual School also work […]

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Autism Advice Session for Sutton Families – 09/02/2024, 1.00pm-4.00pm

Would you like to talk about your young person and get some new ideas or strategies? Pending availability, you will be allocated a 30 minutes slot on Microsoft Teams between the session times below. Please book by emailing theautismservice@cognus.org.uk
Fri 9 February, 2024, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Sessions will be booked in 30 minute slots, and held via Microsoft Teams

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Parent Workshop on Puberty 31/01/2024

Join us for an online Parent Workshop on Puberty on Wed Jan 31, 2024, at 4pm. This workshop, delivered by the Autism Service and Clinical Psychology Service is designed to help parents navigate the challenges and changes that come with their child’s puberty journey. During this interactive session, we will discuss various topics related to […]
Wed 31 January, 2024, 4:00pm - 5:30pm


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Our objectives and delivery plan are overseen by the Strategic Attendance Group (SASG) who will meet every three months. We report to both the Local Safeguarding Children’s Partnership (LSCP) for assurance, and the Education Leadership Group (ELG) for accountability and strategic decision making. Feeding into the SASG will be a number of networks that bring […]

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Our progress so far

Since the release of the Working together to improve school attendance guidance, May 2022, we have been working hard to bring about positive change and improvements to attendance. So far we have: What is working well Attendance is recognised as high strategic priority within Sutton with a Strategic Attendance Steering Group and a strategy and […]

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The Priorities

Whilst it is clear that we need to improve rates of attendance for all children, particularly those who are persistently or severely absent, there are some cohorts whose experiences and circumstances may require an additional focus and include; The overarching priority is to improve school attendance for all pupils. To achieve these the following five […]

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The Data

In Sutton we have 66 schools (41 Primary schools, 15 Secondary, 4 special schools, 1 special academy and 1 PRU, 4 independent schools). 17,901 primary aged children and 21,293 secondary age pupils including 6th form 2022/2023 academic year. Pupil Absence Rates by academic year for London Borough of Sutton Rates of school absence have increased […]

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Attendance Principles

Sutton recognises that improvements in overall school attendance rates can only be achieved through a truly collaborative approach across the local area multi-agency partnership. A partnership that includes pupils, families, education, health, social care, police, community, and voluntary sector agencies all working together to bring about positive change using solution focused, restorative and trauma informed […]

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