This years theme is We can not Walk Alone and Virtual School Kent are celebrating their work with Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children providing educational advice, guidance, resources, ESOL teaching and support.Read more: National Refugee Week 14th to 21st June 2021
During Term 5 some of the VSK North Kent and Medway Team went to Wingham Wildlife Park to see the plaques in honour of the sloth adoptions awarded to schools for there engagement in the TAM project we ran for them in 2020.Read more: VSK Sponsors a Sloth
There are numerous opportunities for our young people taking place over the Summer monthsRead more: Post 16 Opportunities for Young People over Summer 2021
VSK are very proud that Fleetdown Primary Academy (Galaxy Trust) have achieved the Nurture Quality Mark for the fantastic work they have done for young people in their Nurture group and across the school.Read more: Fleetdown Primary Academy Achieve Nurture Quality Mark
If you want to make this summer one you’ll never forget, get yourself on NCS. Designed especially for 16 and 17 year olds, the NCS experience will show you just what you are made of and give a clearer idea of what you want from the future.Read more: National Citizen Service 2021
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
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!!
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