An opportunity for Designated Teachers and supporting school staff to network, receive up to date information to support them in the statutory role of Designated Teacher and to explore some pertinent issues. This conference focuses on the impact of trauma in the learning context, and the vulnerability of children in care to exploitation.
A programme of the day is below. There is no charge for this conference and there will be refreshments and lunch provided. Click here to book your placeRead more: Annual Conference for Designated Teachers: East and South Kent - 27th March 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!
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