Virtual School staff
Virtual School Head
The Virtual School Head Teacher also has a responsibility to ensure that the education of children in the care of other authorities are monitored and evaluated.
They play a key role in quality assuring Personal Education Plans and monitoring the effective use of Pupil Premium.
They are available to come into school to give bespoke training on the Central Bedfordshire PEP process and support the Designated Teacher.
The primary role of the Education Adviser is to offer advice, support, guidance and training to schools, social workers and other professionals about all matters relating to the learning experience and achievement of Looked After Children.
This takes place within termly PEP meetings, where schools and social workers work closely with us to ensure that expectations for pupils remain high and that we continue to narrow the gap in attainment for all Central Bedfordshire Looked After Children.
The role of the Personal Adviser working for the Youth Support Service and the Virtual school is to work with 13-19 year olds currently in the care of the authority together with care leavers.
Face to face impartial careers guidance is undertaken with the young person in order for them to achieve educationally, help broaden their horizons and raise their aspirations, increasing participation in further education, employment and training.
Virtual School Administrator
The role of the administrator is to manage the Personal Education Plans (PEP) and to offer support and advice to schools on the completion of the documentation.
The Virtual School
Central Bedfordshire Council
High Street North
Telephone: 0300 300 4678