If you need advice and guidance please email
and your query will be directed to the appropriate person.
Please follow this link to the SSE site for details and dates of all VS training opportunities and booking options
Currently the Virtual School is offering:
Termly Designated Teacher Workshops for DTs in schools and educational settings in the first half of each term and a follow up meeting held in the east and west of the county in the second half of each term – invitations sent to all schools for booking.
Next meetings – delivered online:
County-wide DT Network Meeting 10.2.21 2.00 – 4.00
Spring follow up and problem solving network meeting
West 04/03/21 2.00 – 4.00
East 02/03/21 2.00 – 4.00
If you are a Designated Teacher and would like to receive an invitation to one of these meetings, please email email@example.com
Further training available this academic year
Half day ‘Promoting the Education of Children Looked After’ for Foster Carers and Social Workers.
Half day ‘Sensory Processing’ for school staff, Foster Carers and adopters
3 x half day (all sessions must be attended) ‘Working with the Traumatised Child’ for school staff, social workers, Foster Carers, adoptive parents
For dates and to book onto any of these online opportunities, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
One day ‘New to the Role of Designated Teacher’ for new Designated Teachers and Headteachers in schools and educational settings took place on November 3rd 2020.
Resources from this event can be accessed through the links provided here:
This document includes a link to the video training provided by Duncan Henderson (EP)Links and evaluations etc.
Resources from the CSC/VS&LST Working Day 10.2.20
Admissions The admissions process and key issues in relation to CLA
Graduated Response CSC Understanding schools’ support for CYP in need of SEND support
VS&LST for Education and CSC event 10.2.20 Reminders about the role and responsibilities around the education of CLA
RESOURCES FROM OTHER TRAINING AND VIRTUAL SCHOOL EVENTS
Resources from the Designated Teachers’ Workshop March 5th 2020
Resources from the Designated Teachers Workshop 18th June 2020
Introduction and some resources
Anne Constable SEMH PowerPoint and Resources
Jackie Jones PowerPoint and Resources
EPS Support Pack
Attendee feedback, thoughts and suggestions
Resources from the Designated Teachers Workshop 29th September 2020