You can find useful resources to help in supporting children in care here:
Adverse Childhood Experiences
Some links to useful websites:
A training activity or for discussion at meetings for school staff
An introduction into being In Care and In school through ten everyday scenarios.
These lessons are aimed at primary aged children in Years 5 and 6.
These lessons are aimed at secondary aged children in Years 9 or 10.
Statutory guidance for local authorities
Statutory guidance for admission authorities, governing bodies, local authorities, schools adjudicators and admission appeals panels.
Guidance on supporting the Attendance of Children Looked After
Guidance for maintained schools, academies, independent schools and local authorities.
Guidance on supporting transitions for Children Looked After
‘What Survival Looks Like in Secondary School’ – www.innerworldwork.co.uk resource
‘What Survival looks Like In Primary School’ – www.innerworldwork.co.uk resource
Support for school staff new to the role of Designated Teacher – Guidance January 2018
Summary of the Statutory Guidance for DTs effective September 2018
Somerset Virtual School Anti-Bullying Policy – revised August 2018
Somerset Virtual School Attendance Policy – Revised August 2018
Safeguarding principles for Somerset Virtual School