Further dates for Virtual School for Looked After Children Update meetings

The Virtual School’s popular update meetings will be re-run for newly appointed Designated Teachers and colleagues unable to attend in April. Details are as follows:

Termly Update Meeting for Designated Teachers for LAC

Venue

Date

Time

Bradford Academy

22nd June 2015

1.30pm to 3.00pm

Universal Academy Keighley

23rd June 2015

9.30am to 11.00am

Refreshments will be provided.

It would be appreciated if you could inform Joanne Sutcliffe (joanne.sutcliffe@bradford.gov.uk) of your preferred location.

The agenda will include the following:

Virtual School developments

Three teaching colleagues have been appointed to the Virtual School and will be taking up their positions in September. The views of colleagues about the areas of focus will be welcomed.

Personal Education Plans

The PEP brings the expertise of the designated teacher (or his or her representative), the social worker and carer together to agree a small number of high impact strategies that will make a difference to progress. National guidance and examples of effective practice will be shared.

Pupil Premium Plus

An update on the effective deployment of PPP will be shared.

Data Returns

Joanne Sutcliffe will join us to answer questions about the inputting of termly progress data.

Case Studies

Ofsted ask routinely for case studies to illustrate how schools meet the needs of vulnerable pupils. Examples of how case studies can be presented will be shared.

Contact details for the Virtual School

Michael Latham          Interim Virtual School Headteacher   01274 435777

Joanne Sutcliffe          Data Collection Officer and Analyst   01274 435860

Fiona Wood                 Data Collection Officer and Analyst   01274 435280


Information

Published: 03/06/2015
Audience: Designated Teachers for Looked After Children
Contact: Joanne Sutcliffe

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