Virtual School Head Teacher (VSH) for Looked After Children appointed.

Linda Mason has joined Bradford Children's Services as the Headteacher of the Virtual School for Looked After Children.

The Looked After Children Education Team based at Owlet Road Shipley has a new leader.

Linda Mason has been appointed as Virtual School Headteacher for Looked After Children in schools within the Bradford District and those placed with other local authorities. She will provide strategic leadership of educational provision for this key group of some 900 children and young people.

Linda joins the authority having had experience at a senior level within access and  inclusion services at an authority in the North East of England. She has taught in both primary and secondary phases of education and has also acted as an independent school improvement consultant.

Linda Mason can be contacted as follows:-

By post at 21 Owlet Road Shipley Bradford BD18 2LU

By telephone on 01274 435777

By email at


Published: 13/05/2014
Audience: Headteachers, Chairs of Governing Bodies, Designated Teachers for Looked After Children
Contact: Malcolm Robinson

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