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The role of Virtual School heads and designated teachers in schools has extended to certain previously looked-after children as they continue to experience educational challenges after leaving care.
Previously looked-after children are those who:
Derby Virtual School is able to promote the educational achievement of previously looked after children to anyone the Virtual School Head (VSH) considers appropriate. This will usually be the parents and educators of previously looked after children from the point at which they become eligible for free early education up to the end of year 11 when aged 16, provided they are on roll to an education setting in the city of Derby, no matter where they live.
The Virtual School must: