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Virtual School

Who are we? The Virtual School is a small, joint agency, countywide team of specialist staff from education and social care set up in 2001 to improve the educational achievement and experience of Buckinghamshire’s children in care. Trauma webinars delivered by Louise Bomber These three webinars are packed with practical strategies to reduce the trauma experienced by young people (and ourselves) during the current crisis and beyond. View the webinars Guidelines for Looked After…

Vision Impairment team

Support for children with a Vision Impairment The team of Specialist Teachers and Specialist Support Assistants work with Children and Young People 0 to 25 years with or without Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) in homes, mainstream schools (maintained and academies), some non-maintained nurseries, some specialist provision and in some colleges. Who the service provides for The team support children, young people and their families. Support is provided for childre…

Vocational Guidance Project

Right Choice Right Move is an Erasmus+ project joining BCC, Yalova, Wycombe Youth Action and Bucks College Group, to develop the knowledge and skills of young people who are preparing to leave school, so that they can make sound career choices for the future. Sound and informed career guidance preparing young people to work not only in their home country but also across Europe is vital. The project also aimed to engage disaffected young people and develop their ability t…

Volunteers

Use of agency and third party staff. Schools should obtain written notification from any agency or third party organisation used that they have carried out all required checks. Contractors Schools should ensure that any contractor, or any employee of the contractor, who is to work at the school has: been subject to the appropriate level of DBS check (where that is necessary or appropriate) adequate supervision is in place whilst on the premises View our information about…

Vulnerable Points

On 20th May Marva Rollins led a workshop to address meeting the needs of vulnerable students. View the presentation here: Meeting the needs of Vulnerable Students - Marva Rollins OBE Tackling Disadvantage during Covid briefing Recognising the Strengths within Disadvantaged Communities

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