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Looked After Children

Arboretum Primary School recognises its responsibility as corporate parent and wishes to promote and support the education of our looked after children and young people; asking the questionWould this service be good enough for my child?’


Key principles of the policy on the Education of Looked After Children:


  • A permanent commitment to meeting the educational needs of looked after children.
  • Participation of young people in decisions about their education.
  • A commitment to effective communication and to working in partnership across all agencies to support the education of looked after children, through the development and use of joint working practices and protocols for sharing information.


A commitment to work in partnership with outside agencies including the Health Service, Social Services, other local authorities and educational establishments and the voluntary sector to improve educational outcomes