Training Opportunities

Training Opportunities

Training for new Designated Teachers for Children Looked After

This training is for colleagues who are new to the role of being Designated Teacher for Children Looked After.

23rd May 2018 1.30 until 3.00

Braine Room, Margaret McMillan Tower


The training will cover:

  • Roles and responsibilities of the Designated Teacher
  • The Virtual School for Children Looked After and how we can support schools
  • Personal Education Plan’s
  • Pupil Premium Plus funding
  • Annual Report to Governors
  • An introduction to Attachment Aware and Trauma Informed practises and why these are important for Children Looked After

Please contact Joanne Henry to book a place: 01274 435860



Designated Teacher Update Meetings

The Virtual School are holding update meetings for Designated Teachers for Looked After Children at three venues in June 2018.

The main focus will be the new guidance from Department for Education regarding Looked After Children and Previously Looked After Children.





St Johns C of E Primary

18th June 2018

1.00pm to 2.30pm

Beckfoot School

19th June 2018

1.30pm to 3.00pm

Beechcliffe Special School

20th June 2018

1.30pm to 3.00pm


 To book a place please email



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