Virtual School updates and training

Designated Teacher newsletters

Designated Teachers Network Day - 30 June 2017

The day gave Designated Teachers advice relating to improving outcomes for cared for children, updates on the extended duties of schools and an opportunity to support the development of the Virtual School.

Resources and slides

Young People's Voice

Over the past few months we have been working with the Children’s Society to help explore the views about the education of cared for children. While most children feel they are well supported, they have made a few suggestions about how this support could be improved. This included recognising the potential of each child as an individual, having an understanding of attachment and the difficulties which poor attachment might cause and the need to have a safe space within the school.

The  Understanding Why booklet (PDF, 452KB) provides a useful summary on possible reasons for unexpected behaviours that might be shown by children who have suffered trauma.

Contact us

Cheshire East Council Virtual School

1st Floor Fitzgerald House,
Macclesfield Town Hall,
Market Place,
SK10 1EA

01625 374974 or 01625 374988

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