CPD for the Virtual school and beyond, improving evidence for better outcomes Webinar 1 – An introduction to research and evidence in education https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/navsh-wwcsc-webinars-an-introduction-to-research-and-evidence-tickets-120371862481 Webinar 2 – Introduction to What Works in Education – with the Education Endowment Foundation https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/navsh-wwcsc-webinars-introduction-to-what-works-in-education-tickets-120374576599 Webinar 3 – What Works in Education for Young People with a Social Worker https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/navsh-wwcsc-what-works-in-education-for-children-with-a-social-worker-tickets-120375810289

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Our treasurer, immediate past chair, secretary and current chair share their thoughts on the benefits of becoming a trustee of NAVSH. The year on year success of the board and the future partnerships we can use to promote our aims depend on colleagues being willing to step forward. In whatever capacity, you will have the…

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We’ve decided to run this course in 2021 entirely online.  Previously we have held face to face days in London and Manchester or Leeds but it’s unclear what the situation will be with covid 19 by next year so it makes sense to go online. Applications for this course are now closed and the course is oversubscribed. If…

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Each NAVSH Virtual School Peer Review team is led by a Diagnostic Manager. The team comprises of a Lead Peer, usually a current Assistant Director and two current Virtual School Heads, making a total team of four. With such a small team it is essential the Diagnostic Manager has a specialist knowledge and understanding of…

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We are proud to be ambitious for our looked after and previously looked after children but in order to deliver on some of our work streams we are seeking the help of others who have a good understanding of the role of VSHs and the needs of care experienced children. If you would like more…

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The Impact of Pupil Premium Plus on Looked After Children The National Association of Virtual School Heads (NAVSH) is a charity set up by members in response to the role becoming statutory. NAVSH exists to improve the educational outcomes of looked after children by working with partners and commissioning research to ensure that the educational…

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These webinars are open to anyone interested in the education of care experienced children. Places are limited so early registration is strongly advised. Monday January 28th 2019 4.00-5.00pm Using Pupil Premium Plus for enhanced CAMHS support: Patrick Ward, Virtual School Head for Lewisham Patrick will explain how Lewisham’s Virtual School has used Pupil Premium Plus to…

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We are now half way through the pilot phase of our Peer Review programme and we look forward to sharing the learning once we have completed one from each region. We are learning just how different virtual schools are and there is so much to learn from each review we do. Matthew Cooke, the Virtual…

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Bespoke programme for Virtual School teams and Educational Psychologists PALAC is a pioneering research-led programme to support professionals to enhance the achievement and wellbeing of care experienced and adopted children and young people in school What is PALAC? PALAC has been developed with and delivered by researchers behind national and international studies on children and young people in care This…

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About this guidance This is statutory guidance from the Department for Education, issued under sections 20(4) and 20A(4) of the Children and Young Persons Act 2008. This means that the governing bodies of maintained schools, academy proprietors and the designated staff member at maintained schools and academies must have regard to it when promoting the educational attainment of looked-after…

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