ACE (Attendance, Children and Employment) team

The ACE (Attendance, Children and Employment) team provides advice and support to school staff, parents and carers in relation to:

  • attendance
  • child employment and entertainment
  • elective home education, children missing education and exclusion from school

The team works across Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea and Hammersmith and Fulham.

Contact the ACE team

Team members:

  • Richie Adeyeye - Lead Adviser (entertainment, employment and PNs). Telephone: 020 7745 6611
  • Kyria Parsons - Lead Adviser (CME and EHE). Telephone: 020 7745 6615
  • Paul Worts - Senior Exclusions Officer. Telephone: 020 7745 6614
  • Elizabeth Spearman - Head of ACE. Telephone: 020 7745 6610

Postal address:

ACE Team, Green Zone, 2nd Floor,
Kensington Town Hall,
Hornton Street, London, W8 7NX.

Support for families and pupils

For support for individual pupils and families please contact the Locality Service.

Reference and advice materials

Reference manual

The ACE reference manual, contains guidance, policies and leaflets. 

Leaflet downloads

Information on these pages is also available for download as leaflets:

What to do if you suspect a child is not in education (PDF, 62KB)

For parents and carers:

​For school staff:    

For children:

For employers of children:

Children in employment

Further information about children in entertainment, employment and chaperones is available in the licensing section of the website.


Last updated: 1 February 2017
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