Designated Teacher training and resources 2020-21

The Virtual School would like to welcome you all back into the classroom and thank you for the support you have provided and continue to provide for the Cared for Children of Cheshire East. The Virtual School is looking forward to continuing working together.  

Dates for your diary

Friday 2 October 2020 - ‘New to Role‘ Designated Teacher online Introduction/training

If you are new to the role of Designated Teacher for Cared for Children and Previously Looked After children, we would like you to attend a welcome and introduction online session on Friday 2 October 10am -12.30pm. Please book by emailing our Virtual School Training inbox

If you are new to this role please contact Deborah Bradbury or phone 07973617012 as soon as possible as you will need to be signed up to data sharing agreement to ensure you can access the CEC ePEP system. Deborah will be able take care of the administration required to do this. 

Week beginning 30 November 2020 - Locality Networking Meetings

Due to ongoing Covid restrictions we are not yet able to foresee holding a training conference as usual but will be holding network meetings online via Teams which proved successful at the end of summer term.  

Provisional dates

  • Monday 30 November 2020  10 – 12.30pm (North)
  • Tuesday 1 December 2020 10-12.30 pm (Mid)
  • Thursday 3 December 2020 10 -12.30 pm (South)

These will generally correspond to North, Mid and South locality schools but there is flexibility to meet needs of DT’s intending to attend. 

Further details to follow but please pencil in your diaries. 


Resources from Designated Teacher Training 

Further information

Contact details

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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