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!
Our Summer 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......
Silly Squad, Summer Reading Challenge 2020 starts on Friday 5 June and runs throughout the summer holidays, finishing at the end of September. It’s aimed at children aged 4 – 11 and is completely free!Read more: The Summer Reading Challenge is back!
During the Covid-19 outbreak the VSK Team are busy working to help our Children in Care, Care Leavers and Young People who were Previously Looked After. Please read the full article to find out about our learning resources, laptops and boredom buster activities….Read more: COVID-19 UPDATE
We would welcome your feedback about the advice and information that Virtual School Kent provides to schools and parents of Previously Looked After Children (PLAC). The information that you provide will help us to improve our service and the support that we provide.Read more: Have Your Say in our Previously Looked After Children Survey 2020
Supporting transitions outside of Kent are vital so that our young people feel safe in the provisions and where they live. Ensuring their well being is important so that they have opportunities to be successful. Support in achieving this is key and the voice of our young people is at the heart of what we do.Read more: Meet Our Team Dedicated to Supporting Kent CiC placed Out Of County...
Virtual School Kent and Lead schools around the County have been busy this year with a special project which has been improving opportunities for our young people (including those who were previously looked after) to have support for developing positive emotional health.Read more: Supporting Whole School Support Around Emotional and Mental Health
Letterbox is a fantastic project where children aged 5-11 years can receive a parcel through the post every month from May to October – and it includes a selection of books suited to the child’s ability and interest, maths games plus an assortment of stationary equipment.Read more: Letterbox has been helping our children to love learning at home!
This FREE online course from Future Learn aims to find out what complex trauma is, how it affects children and adolescents, and what can be done to help.Read more: Teaching Students Who Have Suffered Complex Trauma
Ocean Youth Trust South (OYTS) is a charity which uses Adventure Under Sail as a personal development opportunity for young people aged 12-25, taking them to sea in their 30-metre vessel Prolific.Read more: VSK and Ocean Youth Trust - working together with our children