In this episode, expert guest Debs Kemp talks to Clare about persistent absence from school. They discuss possible reasons children might not be attending school, including anxiety, relationships, resilience and bullying.
Debs Kemp is an Assistant Headteacher in the South East leading on CPD, coaching and well-being. She is also a regional lead for WomenEd Southwest region.
Debs doesn't recommend a book this time. She recommends reading an article from Young Minds called school anxiety and refusal. This guide has lots of helpful information for parents around school refusal and persistent absence.