January 2020 Issue 52
Welcome to the VSH Update! This edition takes a look at our guidance and support for Adoptive Parents and Special Guardians. We also examine our initiatives for care leavers and all those supporting children in care.
Special Guardians and adoptive families are responsible for supporting the needs of some of the most vulnerable children and young people in the UK.
Our mobile resources provide valuable insight, skills and information to help these parents and guardians better understand and support their children with learning at home. Children and adults alike can benefit from the combination of wellbeing, curriculum support and life skills material.
To find out more about how you could take advantage of this opportunity, or to view the resources available, please get in touch.
We’re also releasing three new role-specific programmes for Virtual Schools:
If you'd like to find out more about any of these, please do contact us.
This publication for foster carers and designated teachers provides an introduction to common mental health issues and how they affect pupils. It looks at the ways in which adults can support young people with mental health issues, and includes links to useful websites. Topics include anxiety, depression, eating disorders, PTSD and many other conditions.
Visit our CPD Library for a free preview.
Children in care across 104 Virtual Schools are using nimbl resources.Learn more
We always love featuring contributions from our VSH partners. Please do contact us if you would like to offer a mini-article exploring good practice and problem solving for Virtual Schools, or if you would like to contribute to our upcoming VS Toolkit.
To send in a submission or ask a question, please get in touch.