Our Virtual School Offer

All Children Looked After

Sutton Virtual School will ensure that all Children Looked After from age 2 to 18 benefit from the following:

  • ¬†Termly PEP meetings, where challenging but realistic targets are set with you
  • ¬†Good use of Pupil Premium Plus funding to support your educational development
  • ¬†Support and training for school staff, foster carers, social workers and governors
  • ¬†Monitoring and support with attendance
  • ¬†Support with transition to ensure you can move to a new school, college or university succesfully
  • ¬†Support to ensure you can start a new school as quickly as possible
  • ¬†Educational advice and guidance whenever you need it

Post 16 

In addition to the Children Looked After offer, we will ensure that you also have the following:

  • ¬†The opportunity to access CV writing workshops and receive career mentoring
  • ¬†Up to ¬£300 for the year to support your studies
  • ¬†Delivery of course related texts as required
  • ¬†Support accessing apprenticeships, traineeships, employment and university

Early Years

In addition to the Children Looked After offer, we will ensure that you also have the following:

  • ¬†Access to 30 free hours of nursery school education

Literacy Offer

We have developed the following literacy offer to ensure that all Children Looked After have access to reading materials to support their learning:

Early Years – You will receive a monthly book delivery from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Years 1-5  РYou will receive a half termly Letterbox delivery with age related books and learning activities to support your learning

Year 6-8 – You will receive a half termly book voucher to independently choose something to read that interests you

Year 9-11 – We will ensure you receive any learning related text to support your GCSEs

Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children

We understand it can be difficult to arrive in the UK without any family and very little English.

We will ensure that you have quick access to the following to help you settle and begin learning:

  • Access to FlashAacademy language learning app to help you learn English quickly
  • Delivery of a translation dictionary or ESOL learning text as required
  • Admission to a college to study appropriate level ESOL qualification