Children missing from education
Who is a Child Missing From Education?
Children go missing from education through a number of circumstances. For example a child might
- not start school in reception year or complete a move between schools
- be withdrawn from education by their parent or carer
- have a permanent or unofficial exclusion
- move between local authorities
Children missing from education are at greater risk of
- physical harm and exploitation
- substance abuse
- anti-social behaviour
- illegal employment
Report a child missing education
If you aware of any children who are not currently attending school or being home educated then please contact us in one of the ways below.
Telephone the Children Missing Education officer on 01273 291310
Complete a referral form.
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