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Training about children in care or previously looked after children

Training about children in care or previously looked after children

Designated teacher (DT) training

Designated teacher training for children adopted from care or children subject to a Special Guardianship Order or Child Arrangement Order (Previously Looked After Children: P-LAC)

Thursday 4 July 2019
9am to 12.30pm, refreshments and registration from 8.30am
City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR

The session will cover:

  • statutory guidance 2018 for P-LAC
  • designated teacher for P-LAC: roles and responsibilities
  • the impact of early experiences, trauma and attachment 
  • Pupil Premium plus (PP+)
  • personal education plans for P-LAC
  • confidentiality
  • transitions
  • networks

To book a place:

Tell us your:

  • name
  • role
  • setting or school
  • contact number
  • email address

Places will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

Designated teacher for children in care and previously looked after children

Wednesday 2 October 2019
9am to 4pm
Bridge Professional Development Centre, Teyfant Road, Hartcliffe, Bristol BS13 0RF

Thursday 6 February 2020
9am to 4pm
Bridge Professional Development Centre, Teyfant Road, Hartcliffe, Bristol BS13 0RF

The course will cover:

  • the issues for schools and settings in supporting children and young people in care and previously looked after children
  • the February 2018 statutory guidance for DTs: ‘The designated teacher for looked after children and previously looked after children’

The course is the same for each session so you only need to book one date. A light sandwich lunch will be provided.

To book a place email rachel.cox@bristol.gov.uk

Tell us your:

  • name
  • role
  • setting or school
  • dietary requirements
  • preferred course date

If you're booking for someone else, you must get their permission first. We’ll need their name and email address. 

Places will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

Named governors for CiC training

Contact the Governor Development Service to find out dates for CiC training in the next academic year: 

Social care staff and carers' training

Social workers will find information on the Source, Bristol City Council’s intranet and BCC carers via the Foster Bristol website and Fostering Focus magazine.

Training resources

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