Use this factsheet to make sure staff are clear on why it's important to act on children going missing from education and to intervene early, and what they should do.
You could either use it as a basis for talking about the issue at a staff meeting, or send it round for staff to read themselves. Before you share it, make sure to edit the 'Our procedures' section to summarise your procedures for unauthorised absence and children missing from education - staff are expected to know these.
Want to make it more interactive? Ask staff about the safeguarding risks associated with going missing from education before sharing the factsheet with them.
If you want to have more of a discussion about the issue at a staff meeting, try using these questions:
... use our safeguarding scenario on children missing from education to get staff to put the learning into practice.