Lewisham Virtual School (LVS) has a responsibility to train and educate key professionals around how to support and enhance the academic progress of a looked after child:
These professionals include:
This training will include information about the virtual school in general, school admission arrangements; special educational needs; attendance and exclusions; homework; choosing GCSE options; managing any challenging behaviour in relation to education settings; promoting positive educational and recreational activities and supporting children to be aspirational for their future education; and training and employment.
Providing this training will ensure that the Virtual School are playing their part in fully equipping the team around the child with the skills and knowledge they need to carry out their roles and responsibilities effectively.
To find out more about the Virtual School Training and Development Programme, please contact Desmond Benjamin: firstname.lastname@example.org.