I was very impressed with the professionalism of the service and literature and extremely grateful for the advice provided. In our case, the [Enquire] Helpline helped to secure a positive outcome from the local authority for our child, together with a commitment to the revision of the authority’s policy.
Factsheet 17: When a child can’t go to school
You can download this publication as a PDF – Factsheet 17: When a child can’t go to school (pdf 84KB)
Factsheet 17 explains children and young people’s rights to education and support while they are:
- absent from school because of ill health
- unable to attend school for other reasons
Find out more about how and when children can expect to receive support and what families can do if they know their child is going to be off school.