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School Attendance Support Service (SASS) - WNC

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The School Attendance Support Service (SASS) previously known as the  Education and Inclusion Partnership Team (EIPT) acts to champion the right of all children to receive a high-quality education. The service work to overcome barriers to learning through skilled problem-solving with a range of partners.

Parents should get in touch with the WEST SASS by completing the online form to report information, request support or advice, or make a general enquiry.

Schools have a responsibility to notify the local authority when a child has started at or left their school outside the standard transition points (beginning of the school year). The SASS provide the following guidance for schools and settings to use in relation to children starting or leaving a school:

School staff should refer to the links above wherever possible to see if their query can be answered. If not, they should email [email protected].

Managed moves and reduced timetables should be discussed at the school's SASO termly meeting.

  • Brackley Area
  • Daventry Area
  • Northampton Area
  • Towcester Area
  • West Northamptonshire
  • Northamptonshire
Additional languages
Translation and/or Interpreting Available on Request
Age range
Suitable for ages from 4 years to 16 years
Referral route
  • Education or School Referral
  • Self Referral
For people with
Suitable for Everyone
Eligibility criteria
  • Age Range - School
  • Professionals/Staff
Provider category
Universal Services - Suitable for Everyone


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Last updated 03 June 2024