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AfC Virtual School

Virtual School for the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
& the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

Foster Carer Training

AfC Virtual School provides support and training to Foster Carers and Carers to enable them to better support the educational progress of their young person.

We are at the end of the phone for ad hoc enquiries, attend meetings in Fostering on request and organise annual Foster Carer Conferences. 

We cover a range of issues including ePEPs, Pupil Premium, strategies to promote and support learning and updates on National Research and Virtual School interventions and services.  We invite Guest Speakers to give insights into different aspects of the education of CIC.


Date: Thursday 11th July 2019
Time: 09.30am to 4pm
Venue: Marriott Hotel, Ditton Rd, Slough SL3, UK

This training focuses on supporting the education of children in care and will include:

  • Fostering a positive relationship with schools
  • The role of the carer in the PEP
  • Home-learning strategies
  • Behaviour management techniques

Please put this date in your diary and we look forward to seeing you!

“Excellent, I will recommend to my colleagues.  Everything was lovely, the people..friendly, Virtual School Team were very professional...” Foster Carer

"The course was very informative. It is always useful to take what we’ve learnt and put in to practice. Also sharing experiences with fellow FC’s is very important part of course - T & M H"

"Good to network with other carers and to receive ideas and support from others - JS"


Click here to access the Course Enrolment Form.