Supported by Waltham Forest

Looked After Children and Formerly Looked After Children


Tue, 03 Oct 2017 19:00 - 21:00


Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow, E17 4JF


Governor Services

Course Code:



A review of current legislation and statutory guidance and how it applies to the education (particularly admission and exclusion) of looked after children and formerly looked after children.
In order for governing bodies to develop best practice around looked after children and formerly looked after children in their school, an understanding of the law and how it applies is essential. This course aims to give participants the broader picture behind the guidance as well as an examination of its practical application in day-to-day school matters.


Waltham Forest Virtual school will review with participants, relevant legislation, research and guidance in order to support governing bodies to develop best practice and sound policies. Practical strategies for problem solving will be shared.


All participants to have an understanding of relevant current legislation and statutory guidance, the context around it and the implications for situations arising for looked after children in school and formerly looked after children.

Booking information:

Bookings will be taken through the WF Online system and will continue to be taken by the normal channels.

Bookings can be made by phone or email or at your Governing Body meeting.
Should you require further information please contact
Governor Services on 020 8496 6351 or Email:


Governors from maintained, academy and non-mainstream schools.