Louise Michelle Bomber considers how to restore stability for our children during the pandemic, and offers practical strategies via three webinars aimed at parents/carers, professionals from education and social care.Read more: What is trauma? What can we do now for ourselves and our pupils?
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
We are very proud of Sam Pilcher our West Kent Education Support Officer and know that this achievement will inspire her to continue promoting nurturing approaches (such as use of the Boxall profile) in West Kent schools to build their capacity and keep improving support for our children and young people.Read more: Congratulations Sam for passing the Nurture Accreditation
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...
Our Spring 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......
We are so very proud of our North Kent Education Support Officer Laura Hunt who has completed her Nurture training and passed with flying colours.Read more: Congratulations Laura for passing the Nurture Course – with a MERIT!
Virtual School Kent held their sixth annual Post 16 Awards Ceremony on Wednesday 16th October in the magnificent surroundings of Rochester Corn Exchange.Read more: Congratulations to our Post16 Award Winners!
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
Matt Dunkley CBE, KCC Corporate Director (Children, Young People and Education) attended our recent awards ceremony honouring the outstanding achievements of our children on care and had the following to say….Read more: VSK Awards Ceremony 2019 - Congratulations to all winners!