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Training and Resources

The Virtual School has a statutory responsibility to ensure there are arrangements in place to meet the training needs of those responsible for promoting the educational achievement of looked after children. This includes carers, social workers, designated teachers and Independent Reviewing Officers (IROs).

Designated Teachers

Annual training sessions are held for all designated teachers during the Autumn term, details of the next training programme will be sent directly to all educational settings.

A conference is held annually and is well attended by designated teachers accross Lincolnshire. The 2018 conference will be held on Thursday 8th March at the Petwood Hotel, Woodhall Spa. Booking details and further information will be sent to settings at the start of the Spring term.

Locality based clusters for designated teachers are being trialled in the Spring term. Please contact your Virtual School Education Coordinator for further details.

Social workers

Annual training sessions are held for all social workers during the Summer term, details of the next training programme will be sent directly to all social care teams.

Foster Carers

The Virtual School is currently working with the Fostering and Adoption team to coordinate training and support for foster carers.

Information evening for all professionals supporting looked after children

LincHigher in partnership with the Virtual School is holding an information session on support available to looked after children to access further and higher education. The event will take place on Wednesday 17th January 2018 at 4.00pm to 5.30pm at John Spendluffe Technology College. For further information or to register your place please email


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Collect Your School Offer Online

The online admissions system is available to Lincolnshire parents who have applied online for a Reception, Junior or Year 7 place.

1 March 2018 for Secondary school offers

16 April 2018 for Primary or Junior offers


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Last updated: 8 December 2017

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