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 virtual.school@surreycc.gov.uk

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