Training and Resources

Training and Resources

Top 10 Tips for Teachers of Looked After Children / Children in Care

1. Do the things you do for all children...only more so.

2. Balance high levels of support with real challenge.

3. Link each looked after child to a key person that they relate well to.

4. Make it a priority to know the children well and to build strong relationships.

5. Develop and maintain strong positive partnerships with carers, local authority and specialist agencies.

6. Make things happen and see things through.

7. Ensure consistency as well as discrete flexibility

8. Actively extend the horizons of each child.

9. Plan for future transitions.

10. Keep up to date with Designated Teachers in your school and others in your LAP

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Children in Care - How do they rate their education in schools ?

The Children's Care Monitor has produced a report outlining the ratings of children in care with a section on feelings about their schooling. Click here to read the document with the education findings on Page 30.

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Looked After Children and the Pupil Premium

Advice on how to best target the resource has been produced by the Sutton Trust. The cost / benefit analysis of various spends from homework support to peer support systems is thoroughly evaluated . For a web based copy click here - for a hard copy click here

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Viewpoint Online Consultation Tool for Looked After Children and Young People

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NFER - How are schools supporting Looked After Children ?

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Secondary School Designated Teacher for Looked After Children Self Review Toolkit

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