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Supporting looked-after children

Aims: To explore the needs of looked after children, the statutory responsibilities of the school and practical ways to ensure that these are met effectively.

Expected learning outcomes:

  • greater understanding of the reasons children enter care and the issues that face looked after children
  • more awareness of the legal situation and the role and responsibilities of the school and the designated teacher
  • strategies for supporting LAC’s educational stability, attainment and emotional well-being
  • ideas for developing and implementing personal educational plans
  • methods for establishing effective liaison within the school and with outside agencies
  • ideas for building good working relationships with carers and birth parents

To book this course, please complete our booking enquiry form

Trainer: Anne Harding

Topic: 
looked-after children