General Election 2019

The general election will take place on Thursday 12 December 2019. The deadline to apply for a postal vote is 5pm on Tuesday 26 November 2019. Are you registered to vote?

Information for professionals

Social Workers have an important part to play in supporting the education of looked after children.

The Virtual School staff are aware of the wide range of responsibilities held by social workers and try to support them as much as possible where education is concerned.

All looked after children must have a current, Personal Education Plan (PEP).

The most recent guidance says the responsibility for making this happen is shared by social workers and schools.

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