Advice on where to get help and support with childcare and early education.
Doncaster Virtual School exists to improve the educational outcomes of children in the care of Doncaster (CiC) as well as of previously looked after children (prev-CiC), those of Gypsy and Traveller (GT) ethnicity, those who are ethnic Roma (R), and other children who have English as an Additional Language (EAL), who are resident in the borough.
The Doncaster Virtual School Children in Care team are here to support schools and settings to promote the education for this group of vulnerable children and young people.
Shaping and developing the care and support market to meet our needs.
This page answers some of the questions you may have about your school and your education while you are in care. If you can’t find the answer to your questions here you can ask your social worker, your designated teacher at school, your foster carer or anyone who works at the Trust.
The grant allocation of the LAC Pupil Premium Plus is managed by the Virtual School Head in the authority which looks after the children. For the 2019-20 financial year, the DfE have allocated local authorities a provisional amount of £2300 per eligible child, as per the Pupil Premium 2019 to 2020: conditions of grant.
Information for Headteachers, Governors and Designated Teachers that will help them develop the best provision for children in care.