The Virtual School for children in care

The Suffolk Virtual School supports the educational progress of children in the care of Suffolk County Council.

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Welcome to the Suffolk Virtual School webpages. We hope that you are able to find all the information you require but should you have any further queries please don’t hesitate to contact us directly. This site is regularly updated and so it is worth revisiting from time to time.

The core purpose of the Suffolk Virtual School is to improve the educational experiences and outcomes of our children. We are team of highly qualified, experienced and dedicated educational professionals. We work with all relevant partners in education and social care to ensure that our children’s opportunities in school are the best they can be.


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All pages in this section

About the Virtual School and latest news

COVID-19 Guidance. Find out about the work of the Virtual School and how to contact the Virtual School.

Guidance for schools

Information for designated teachers and other school professionals to help them develop the best provision for children in care.

Guidance for parents and carers

Useful information for carers and parents of children in care and children who have achieved permanence.

Guidance for social workers

Information for social workers and other social care professionals, including training dates.

Personal Education Plans (PEP) and the Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) for children in care

Information about Pupil Education Planning and additional funding arrangements for children in care.

Emotional health and wellbeing

Emotional health is one of the most significant barriers to the progress of vulnerable children.