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Page last updated: 11/05/2022


Become an Attachment Aware School

Attachment Aware training - Summer date 14th June 2022


Booking form

 (Please note that the below training will be delivered via Teams)

Places on this training are limited and therefore we can only accommodate one delegate from a school.  As this popular course is always oversubscribed can you please let us know if you book a place and then cannot attend. 

​​​Further information on attachment can be found on our Attachment page



Designated Teacher Training (The role and responsibility of the Designated teacher for looked-after and previously looked-after children )- 

Summer date 29th June 2022


Booking form

(Please note that the below training will be delivered via Teams)

Please visit the Designated Teacher​ page for more information.


DT Network Meetings- Summer Term- 16th June 2022 3:30pm-4:30pm

These meetings are for all Designated Teachers of Children in Care.  It's an opportunity to share good practice, updates and explore issues regarding the education of children in care, those who are previously looked after and children with a social worker.  Each meeting has a particular focus and we are keen to hear your ideas for future themes for Network Meetings.  The Summer term Network Meetings will focus on the PEP process and our plans for its development.​

Microsoft forms booking link​

Britannica Digital learning training 

Essex Virtual School has invested in resources from Britannica Digital Learning to help support the challenges that many young people face when online. Further training dates TBC 


The Essex PEP process / How to complete a Personal Education Plans - Summer date 19th May


Booking form


​Changing Attitudes, Shaping Futures. ​Virtual School, Children in Care Conference.​ 

11th July Stock Brook Manor, Billericay and repeated Tuesday 12th 2022 at Colchester Football Stadium

Information Flyer

Booking link-​​


New Project- Reading Plus- KS2 and KS3

Essex Virtual School are pleased to be working in partnership with Reading Solutions UK. They provide the online reading development programme, Reading Plus.

Training for Designated Teachers- 24th May 2022 10am-10.45am via teams

booking link- coming soon


New Project- Maths Whizz-KS1 and KS2

From Spring 2022 all KS1 and KS2 Essex looked after children can request to have an online Maths Whizz account .

Training  available for Designated teachers and Foster carers- Summer term TBC

Early Years

Further information is on our Early Years​ page​