In association with Medway Virtual School these are the books we have enjoyed reading and recommend to anyone working with vulnerable children.Read more: VSK North Kent & Medway Team Book Club 2020-2021
To support the recovery of learning loss experienced over the past 18 months, Maths Whizz ran a nationwide Summer Challenge and we are excited to announce that one of our young learners in East Kent continually hit the required target of 3 maths progressions per week over the summer break, and has won a golden ticket to the Maths Whizz Extravaganza Event being held this autumn.Read more: Maths Whizz update!
West Kent Area kicked off the new term with a Team Development Day to help re-connect, re-set and focus on our goals for the new academic year.Read more: West Kent Area Team Update September 2021
As of 1 September, Virtual School Kent have a new strategic role in championing the needs of Children who have, or who have ever had social worker involvement.Read more: Virtual School Kent Advisory Team Launch
Working in partnership with Kent County Council’s Reconnect programme this year, The Children’s University along with Virtual School Kent are able to offer Kent Children in Care a fantastic discount on 12 months membership, meaning the cost is only £6.25 per child.Read more: Great news for children aged 5 -14 yrs from the Children’s University
Please find below a link to letters (different languages) created by Public Health England informing asylum seekers about their entitlement to get a vaccine and reassuring people on the safety of the vaccine, helping to dispel myths.Read more: Covid 19 and Vaccinations for UASC
On Thursday 29th July the VSK Participation Team finally got to hold their Corporate Parenting Team Challenge Day after having to cancel it in 2020. The day was all about bringing together our children and young people in care and our adopted young people with their Corporate Parents.Read more: VSK Corporate Parenting Team Challenge Day 2021
Our Summer 2021 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......
Ensuring that no matter where our young people live, VSK are supporting them and listening to what they want and need. Pupil Premium Plus funding was offered to our OOC special schools and Harford Manor in Norwich took up our offer to transform an uninspiring area of the school into a stunning sensory area.Read more: PP funding creates a stunning sensory area for students