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Thinking of applying to university as a care leaver?

Deciding to go to university is a big step for anyone. It can be confusing and a bit overwhelming. The process can be especially difficult if you are a care leaver, and you might not know where to turn for help.

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Always Try Your Best - An Inspiring Article by a Child in Care

The Summer 2020 edition of the FosterTalk magazine includes an article by Callam, an 11 year old foster child in Kent who shares his inspirational personal account of how he succeeded and achieved more than he thought he ever could through sheer determination and drive to achieve.

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Autism is a Superpower

The UK’s oldest children’s charity Coram has teamed up with Kent County Council to co-produce a new booklet written by a young person about her experience of being diagnosed with autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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Welcome to the Virtual School Kent Website

This website aims to be a one stop portal for professionals working with children and young people who are or who have been in care. It is a place to access information, advice and guidance, share best practice and gain a complete picture of the multi-agency work which goes on in supporting our children and young people. I hope that you will find this website useful and I would welcome any feedback on it as we continue to develop it so that it meets all of your needs.

Tony Doran
Headteacher, Virtual School Kent

Specialist Children’s Services privacy notice - This notice explains what personal data (information) we hold about you, how we collect, how we use and may share information about you. We are required to give you this information under data protection law.