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Virtual School for Children in Care

Essential maintenance will be taking place on a number of online systems on Sunday 24 June between 10am and 5pm. This may lead to some parts of the website being unavailable at times. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Education Support for Children in Care

The Virtual School for Children in Care is positioned within School Effectiveness Cornwall. It is a statutory requirement under the Children's Act 2004 (Section 52). The Virtual School works closely with:

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  • schools
  • social workers
  • foster carers
  • children and young people

It aims to:

  • re-engage in education
  • raise attainment and aspiration.

Our priorities are set out in the Education Strategy

  • Promoting the educational attainment and achievement for all Children in Care
  • Education and Early Years advisers provide direct support to our most vulnerable children and young people

The children's social care offices below are open from:

  • 8.45-5.15pm on Mondays-Thursdays
  • 8.45-4.45pm on Fridays

When the Social Care offices are closed you can call 01208 251 300 in an emergency only.

General information is also available from our One Stop Shops