Training and events for foster carers

Our Education Training sessions for Foster Carers will continue to be free of charge.

Autumn Term 2020:

Supporting your looked-after child(ren) and young people with the transition back to education
Lead: SVS and the Kate Cairns Associates Team (KCA)
Date: Thursday 8 October, 11:30-1pm.

Practical tips and approaches to support home learning and your child(ren) / young people
Lead: SVS Team
Date: Wednesday 11 November, 10-11.30am.

An Introduction to Apprenticeships
Lead: Sue Taylor from the Association of Learning Providers, Surrey
Date: Wednesday 2 December, 10-11.30am.

Spring Term 2021:

Understanding the EHCP Process
Lead: SVS Team.
Date: Tuesday 12 January, 11.30-1pm.

An Introduction to Higher Education
Lead: Maisie Mullins from the University of Surrey's Outreach Programme
Date: Friday 22 January, 11-1pm.

Spring Term 2021 (continued):

Pupil Premium Plus for looked after children – purpose and good practice
Lead: SVS Team.
Date: Friday 12 March, 11.30-1pm

Summer Term 2021:

Supporting the social and emotional needs of looked-after children and young people
Lead: KCA in collaboration with SVS.
Date: Tuesday 11 May, 11-1pm.

An Introduction to Apprenticeships (this is a live repeat of content covered in the Autumn Term)
Lead: Sue Taylor from the Association of Learning Providers, Surrey
Date: Tuesday 6 July. 10-11.30 am.

Post-16 Transition and Financial Support
Lead: SVS Team
Date: Friday 16 July, 11-12.30pm.

If you are interested in attending any of our training events in the future, please email your details to us at

Let us know what topics you would like us to cover.