Governors

Welcome to the Sutton Virtual School Governor page. Here you will find information and support materials to help you effectively carry out your role as a Governor to support Children Looked After and Previously Looked After.

Report to Governors – it is a minimum requirement that the Governing Body receives an Annual Report for Children Looked After and Previously Looked After.  Please feel free to use and adapt this report for your Governing Body.

Children Looked After and Previously Looked After Policy

It is recommended that schools have a policy for CLA and PCLA.  The Governing Body can review this policy to ensure that the statutory requirements for CLA and PCLA are met.  Please feel free to share this sample policy with your school as appropriate.

It is not a statutory requirement for a Governing Body to have a CLA and PCLA Governor, however it is strongly recommended as good practice.  The Governing Body must ensure that they have appointed a Designated Teacher to carry out the statutory responsibilities for Children Looked After and Previously Looked After.

Advice and guidance for supporting Children Looked After and Previously Looked After is available from the Sutton Virtual School Headteacher, Kate Leyshon (kate.leyshon@cognus.org.uk) 077515137705