Courses and Bookings

The Virtual School's training for all education providers.

The Virtual School provide advice, guidance and training for all education providers.

We run a variety of training across the county. 

Designated Teachers/Persons

This training takes place termly around the county. Induction training is offered to new DTs in order to examine their role, look at the legal framework and statutory guidance and also consider Ofsted expectations. Enhanced training is offered to those experienced in post. Separate training for Early Years and 16+ Designated People is also offered.

Network Meetings

These meetings take place across the county and provide an opportunity to meet with other Designated Teachers. There is a themed discussion; previous discussions have included writing SMART desirable outcomes and sharing case studies.

 Themed Courses

The Virtual School offers a variety of themed courses on issues that specifically affect looked after children and the role of schools in supporting these. These include:

  • Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • Attachment Difficulties
  • Trauma
  • ePEP training
  • Post-LAC
  • Developing case studies


Whole School Training

The Virtual School will also come into schools and deliver bespoke training as and when required.

 This is a traded offer; prices are dependent on length of training and number of delegates. For more information about the prices please contact the Virtual School.

Contact Us

Jo Pallett


Phone: 01223 699883