Online forms: Education welfare service referral form

The Education Welfare Service has a statutory duty to investigate where it appears that a young person is not attending school regularly. On completion of investigation, the following legal interventions will be considered if it is deemed an offence has been committed:

  • Education Supervision Order
  • Penalty Notice
  • Summons Section 444(1) / 444(1a) Education Act 1996
  • School Attendance Order

More information about school attendance