Designated Teacher Training Looked After and Previously Looked

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Designated Teacher Training Looked After and Previously Looked After Children Kate Leyshon Virtual School

Designated Teacher Training Looked After and Previously Looked After Children Kate Leyshon Virtual School Headteacher kate. [email protected] org. uk 07515137705

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Training Outcomes All Designated Teachers will: • have a strong understanding of their role

Training Outcomes All Designated Teachers will: • have a strong understanding of their role for both Children Looked After (CLA)and Previously Looked After (PCLA) • know how to gain support from Sutton Virtual School • understand how the Graduated Response for Preventing Exclusions can be used across all Sutton Schools to support CLA and PCLA

Key Documentation • These are the two main documents you should be aware of

Key Documentation • These are the two main documents you should be aware of in relation to the role of the: • Designated Teacher • Virtual School

Summary - Key DT responsibilities • Take lead responsibility for ensuring school staff are

Summary - Key DT responsibilities • Take lead responsibility for ensuring school staff are well trained on the how to support CLA and PCLA • Promote a culture of high expectations and aspirations for CLA and PCLA • Have lead responsibility for the development and implementation of Personal Education Plans (PEP) • Track performance and progress for all CLA and PCLA and ensure appropriate and timely interventions, using Pupil Premium when required

Personal Education Plan (PEP) 6 • A statutory document part of the overall ‘care

Personal Education Plan (PEP) 6 • A statutory document part of the overall ‘care plan’ • Completed within 20 working days (10 if emergency placement) of a child becoming Looked After • Takes place termly at a meeting attended by the child and key professionals • Short and long term targets are set to support the learning development of the young person • The PEP is a mechanism used to monitor achievement, progress and impact of Pupil Premium funding

Pupil Premium Plus • £ 2300 for CLA is discharged by the Virtual School

Pupil Premium Plus • £ 2300 for CLA is discharged by the Virtual School • £ 2300 for PCLA is paid directly to the school • Sutton Virtual School allocate £ 600 per term to schools • Additional funding can be requested based on need 7

New Ofsted Framework Inspectors will: • evaluate evidence of the impact of the curriculum

New Ofsted Framework Inspectors will: • evaluate evidence of the impact of the curriculum for CLA and PCLA • consider the way the school is working with the multiagency group to ensure appropriate support is received • Ask about the registration status of any alternative providers used 8

What is a Virtual School? • A local authority service led by the Virtual

What is a Virtual School? • A local authority service led by the Virtual School Headteacher who has responsibility for improving outcomes for CLA and PCLA • Direct oversight of all local authority CLA placed in or out of Borough. • Providing advice, support and challenge to ensure high aspiration for CLA and PCLA 9

How the Virtual School can support you • Input into PEPs for Sutton CLA

How the Virtual School can support you • Input into PEPs for Sutton CLA • Advice and guidance for all CLA and PCLA • • Use of PPP Linking up multi-agency support Training network support Strategies for supporting trauma and attachment difficulties (new role)

Graduated Response for Preventing Exclusions • Hosted on Sutton Local Offer website Aims: •

Graduated Response for Preventing Exclusions • Hosted on Sutton Local Offer website Aims: • To have a consistent approach across all Sutton Schools to meeting social, emotional and mental health needs and to prevent exclusions • To enable every child and young person to benefit from high-quality education that supports them to fulfil their potential

How can DTs use the Graduated Response? • In groups, load up a copy

How can DTs use the Graduated Response? • In groups, load up a copy of the Graduated Response for discussion • How can you use the GR to support CLA and PCLA in your school now and in the future? • Who else in the school might benefit from using the Graduated Response?

Further discussion points or requests • Next meeting: Sutton Designated Teacher Annual Conference Monday

Further discussion points or requests • Next meeting: Sutton Designated Teacher Annual Conference Monday 16 th March 13: 00 -16: 00 Venue: TBC Restorative Practice to support CLA and PCLA The impact of trauma on communication and learning and strategies for support • Achievement for All – best practice for working with CLA and PCLA • • •