How to help your children through the changes caused by the corona virus pandemic. What are the signs of anxiety and what ideas can you use to help your child to accept the ‘new normal’Read more: Free Online Training for Parents, Carers and School Staff
VSK are really proud to announce that we are well on our way to achieving the National Nurturing School Programme Award! (NNSP)Read more: VSK National Nurturing School Programme
Literacy underpins all other subjects and is of primary importance for learning. VSK have a number of powerful programmes available to support the education of our young people….Read more: VSK Literacy Support
Due to Covid-19 and while we are in the current lockdown VSK are adding lots of activities, advice and information to our young people’s website. Please read this full article and visit the young people’s website to find out about our learning resources, laptops and boredom buster activities….Read more: COVID-19 UPDATE
We are very proud of Helen for her achievement, especially as it is during lockdown with all the pressures this brings for VSK staff! We know that this achievement will inspire Helen to continue promoting nurturing approaches, using the Boxall profile and building capacity in schools to keep improving their support for our children and young people.Read more: Congratulations to Helen Humphrey for passing her Nurture Accreditation!!
Our Winter 2020 newsletter is packed full of useful information and updates from across the team. Please take time to read this edition and find out what we are doing in your part of Kent from our fantastic Area Team Assistant Headteachers and the projects they champion both at area level and county wide.Read more: Read the latest editions of our newsletters......
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.Read more: Thinking of applying to university as a care leaver?
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.Read more: Always Try Your Best - An Inspiring Article by a Child in Care
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).Read more: Autism is a Superpower
CONGRATULATIONS!!! to Amanda our VSK Senior Support Officer who supports young people at out of county schools. She successfully completed her FUTURE MANAGER course earlier this year and now has the certificate to prove it.Read more: Congratulations to Amanda Ormond!