We have corporate parenting responsibility for 'looked after children' (CLA) and, like all parents, valuing and supporting children's education is one of the most important contributions we can make to their lives.
We want to help them maximise their access to good quality education and have the chance to achieve their full potential. We will ensure that children and young people in care will:
The Virtual School provides support to children who are looked after by Dudley Council. It is an additional resource to support and challenge all those involved in the education of CLA.
We have a number of guidance documents available for further information:
Access online resources which can help you support looked after children's education.