Abbreviations and terms used in this document

1. Introduction

2. Why children go missing from education

3. Reducing the risk of children going missing from education

4. Identifying and engaging stakeholders

5. Information sharing

6. Referral

7. School admissions

8. Children placed in women’s refuge

9. Children educated other than at school

10. Children who cease to attend school

11. Children being removed from school roll

12. Children permanently excluded from school

13. Child Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking

14. Children with a Gypsy/Traveller background and children from transient families

15. Unofficial exclusions and reduced timetables for pupils

16. Young People Not in Education, Employment or Training

Appendix 1 - schools referral procedure

Appendix 2 - CME flowcharts