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Virtual School - WNC

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Address

West Northamptonshire Council, One Angel Square, Angel Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire
NN1 1ED
United Kingdom

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Description

The Virtual School is a team of experienced teachers and dedicated educational professionals. They promote and support the educational attainment and progress of West Northamptonshire's children in care and children previously looked-after who attend a state funded school or early years provider (but not at a post 16 educational setting) 

They do this by:

  • Championing the educational needs of children in care
  • Providing advice and information to education settings
  • Monitoring the attendance and educational progress of children in care
  • Supporting education settings to complete effective and high-quality Personal Education Plans (PEPs)
  • Promoting a culture which takes into account the child's views, and helps their view shape their PEP
  • Providing dedicated training for education settings, designated teachers, social workers and carers
  • Organising and delivering participation activities to provide children with new experiences
  • Allocating Pupil Premium Plus (PP+) funding for eligible statutory school age children in care
  • Working with education settings to ensure PP+ funding is used effectively to promote each child's educational attainment and progress
  • Promoting the educational achievement of previously looked-after children by providing information and advice to parents, guardians and educators
Cost
Free
Locality
  • Brackley Area
  • Daventry Area
  • Northampton Area
  • Towcester Area
  • West Northamptonshire
  • Northamptonshire
Additional languages
Translation and/or Interpreting Available on Request
Age range
Suitable for ages from 24 months to 18 years
Referral route
Professional Referral
For people with
Suitable for Everyone
Eligibility criteria
  • Age Range - School
  • Looked After Child/Care of the Local Authority
  • Age Range - Early Years
Provider category
Targeted Services - Additional Support Needs
Disclaimer

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Last updated 19 February 2024