Nottingham City Council Commissioner for Alternative Education:
Unity Academy and Denewood Academy operates as the gatekeeper to eighteen LA approved alternative provisions across the City of Nottingham.
Special Educational Needs Outreach Service:
The Trust is committed to supporting the LA with the city’s most vulnerable pupils by offering bespoke education provisions for pupils with Educational Health Care Plans.
It can be challenging to find a suitable placement for children identified with complex needs. Westbury Academy has a small cohort of pupils on roll that access an “enhanced” provision, that is additional to the main commissioning arrangements with the local authority.
Attendance and Welfare Intervention Team:
The Attendance & Welfare Intervention Team aims to support the pupil and families of those that find regular school attendance a challenge, allowing for academies and schools to have a greater focus on teaching and learning.
The Attendance & Welfare Intervention Team offers attendance and welfare support for pupils, families and schools that can be direct or indirect:
- Direct service – this service includes; monitoring daily registration, managing the pupil absence line, managing first and third day of absence (including safe and well visits), arranging parent/carer attendance meetings, managing all legal processes/casework, and providing termly attendance analysis and reports.
- Indirect service – this service includes; review of policies and procedures and delivery of staff CPD.