Continuing funding for Virtual Schools is confirmed at NAVSH Conference

Future funding has been confirmed for virtual schools by Children’s and Families minister Will Quince MP. Children’s and Families minister Will Quince MP made the announcement at the National Association of Virtual School Heads Conference in Earl’s Court (March 16). Since September 2021 Virtual School headteachers have had a strategic role to promote the educational…

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NAVSH and the new duties

Following the announcement in July 2021 that the role of Virtual Schools within local authorities will be further extended from September 2021. Local authorities will receive funding to resource Virtual School Heads to work with schools, colleges and social care leaders to create a culture of high aspirations that helps all children with social workers to…

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Virtual school head role extension to children with a social worker

Vicky Ford MP confirms expansion of Virtual School role Read More Link to Department for Education documents here Supporting note from NAVSH Virtual School Headteachers have been looking after the learning of looked after children for many years. Local Authorities have been required to have a Virtual School Headteacher since the role became statutory in…

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