Victoria is a qualified Social Worker with 25+ years experience of working in education settings. Her background is in Education Welfare, having worked with a number of Local Authorities with county – wide specialist responsibility for school attendance improvement.

Victoria currently works as an Education Welfare Consultant working across all phases of education and with a range of education providers. She advises on strategies to raise attendance and close the gaps between different groups of students through analysis of systems, procedures and effective use of Data as well as support for casework. Vicki produces and delivers national training on a wide range of attendance matters in collaboration with a training agency.

Other related interests include being on the Management Committee of Bristol Hospital Education Service and a past trustee of Mothers for Mothers – post natal support charity.

Victoria regularly writes for Attendance Matters magazine.