Education Welfare Services


Education Welfare Services (EWO) are responsible for supporting children’s attendance in school. Please use the documents below to understand the statutory code of conduct of EWOs throughout the country, and also some leaflets for parents and carers to help adhere to these codes of conduct.

Statutory Guidance

EWO code of conduct Absence

EWO code of conduct Exclusion

Leaflets for parents and carers 

The following leaflets are produced by the Education Welfare Service for parents / carers, and children and young people.

EWO guidance for children and young people

EWO is your child in school today

EWO parent contracts

EWO penalty notice

EWO prosecution

EWO education supervision order

EWO exclusion from school