The Ethnic Minority, Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Achievement Service

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22nd January 19
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Access and Engagement


The EM-GRT Access and Engagement team can provide additional support alongside school core support and other mainstream services in order to improve the engagement, attendance and attainment of vulnerable or hard to engage ethnic minority pupils and their families.

School Access and Attendance


Our Access Officer and Community Education Liaison Officers can provide additional support to help schools secure positive outcomes for pupils and their families around issues such as:

  • Exclusions from school and follow up
  • Extended holidays
  • Communication and cultural barriers
  • Special educational needs and disabilities
  • Truancy and unauthorised absence
  • School admissions
  • Liasing with organisations and agencies
  • Encouraging parents to be involved in school life                                           
  • Parents' evenings;
  • Vulnerable BME pupils with barriers to learning
  • Behaviour issues

Team contact details


01772 532429