Children in care - school admissions

Cornwall Council is committed to ensuring that every child in care and child that was previously in care is admitted to a school as quickly as possible.

That school must be appropriate to their needs and situation. This will be decided by professionals including the Social Worker and the Virtual School for Children in Care.

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Certain legal requirements and Cornwall Council processes support the aim to place Children in Care and those that were previously in care quickly and appropriately.  These are described in the Protocol for the admission of Children in Care below.

Protocol for the admission of Children in Care