Provision for Children in Care/Looked After Child and those Adopted from Care/Post Looked After Care 2021/22
We pride ourselves on the inclusive culture in our school. LAC/PLAC are well cared for, have their needs met, barriers overcome and experience success emotionally, academically and socially. Our designated teacher is fully trained, all staff experience a wide range of training to allow them to actively support LAC/PLAC members of the school community and we have a fully trained (level 5 diploma) trauma informed practitioner on site.
|Intent||To identify the needs of learners as early as possible to ensure rapid deployment of resources and adult support.||To ensure there is a multi agency approach to all provision and Personal Education Plans (PEP) for LAC/PLAC||To have full access to a range of educational and extracurricular activities||To receive an appropriate amount of monitoring and support|
|Implementation||Diagnostic assessments across academic and well being needs are used by class teachers/Designated Teacher and analysed to assess needs and to inform appropriate support.||Termly PEP meeting with social worker, child, carer and school all able to have a voice.
Close working with the virtual school to ensure provision/spending is appropriate.
Close working with the carer and family.
All planning is bespoke to the needs of the individual.
|Learners are invited to join clubs and have places prioritised.
Learners have costs of clubs covered by attached funding.
Barriers such as travel will be removed.
|Leaders and teachers ensure regular, consistent monitoring of progress, well being and happiness of the child, analyzing and adjusting based upon evidence.|
|Impact||Learners that are in care or post looked after will achieve well, at least in line with their peers, as a consequence of the removal of barriers to learning.||Plans support learners inside and outside of school.
Effective multi agency working ensures that individual needs are responded to appropriately and in a timely manner.
|Full participants in all school based clubs and events e.g. Dance Live
Outside of school they participate in clubs for enjoyment.
|Learners make good progress and feel supported and cared for.|