Families

Trauma and attachment

Executive Functions Training  Week 1:Executive functions: Introduction  Sasha-Gay Brown (Trauma and Attachment Advisor, Virtual School) and Dr Kate Payne (Educational Psychologist) introduce the executive function and trauma series. Executive function is an umbrella term for the interrelated cognitive processes involved in executing a task. It helps to monitor and control our thoughts and actions. Some […]

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Care Leaver Network

Learning doesn’t stop when you leave formal education and should be a key part of adult life as well. As a Care Leaver, you can continue to receive educational advice and guidance from Sutton Virtual School through The Care Leaver Network.                     Other Care Leaver support […]

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Post 16

Post 16 Online Learning MOOC and Free Online Courses from Coursera, edX, FutureLearn and other Top Providers and Universities in a wide range of categories and subjects. FUTURE LEARN  Free to access 100s of courses in a wide variety of topics. OPEN UNIVERSITY FREE COURSES –  A wide range of free online courses from the […]

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ESOL

Online safeguarding reminder: As with all materials, especially videos, in order to help safeguard please ensure you preview before sharing websites and materials with your young person, to ensure content is appropriate. Headway English Online Beginner to advanced resources including grammar, vocabulary, everyday English and tests. British Council Online course with a free English test […]

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Secondary

Online safeguarding reminder: As with all materials, especially videos, in order to help safeguard please ensure you preview before sharing websites and materials with your young person, to ensure content is appropriate. KS4 Support – GCSE English Literature Focus  Revising with the help of a video can be really useful.  There are lots of great […]

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Online Learning

Online safeguarding reminder: As with all materials, especially videos, in order to help safeguard please ensure you preview before sharing websites and materials with your young person, to ensure content is appropriate. Maths http://www.mathschase.com/ What: Games – mathematics times tables Maths Chase is a completely free site where you can quickly test your times tables, […]

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Music lessons

Sutton Music Service offers free instrument lessons in some Sutton schools.  We encourage all our children to try a musical instrument.  If you are interested please contact your Sutton Virtual School Education Advisor. Sutton Music Trust – Registration The list of Sutton schools eligible for free music lessons via Sutton Music Trust are as follows: […]

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Enrichment

Sutton Virtual School provides a range of enrichment events for our young people. These events are a great opportunity to build friendships, explore interests and to learn outside of the classroom. Highlights for the coming year include an author visit for KS2 students, and a one-day cooking class for post-16 young people. Upcoming Events Activity […]

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Preventing suspensions and exclusions

Sutton has developed a Local Area Graduated Response for Preventing Exclusions which has been in place since September 2019. The document details aims and principles, as well as a range of interventions and support available, which schools should use to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to prevent exclusion and to and provide early […]

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Children Previously Looked After

Sutton Virtual School support care leavers and children who have previously been in care.  We provide advice and guidance to care leavers, parents/carers, schools and professional around education. If you are the parent of a child who has been adopted or on a Special Guardianship Order please read our  Educational Support booklet and watch the […]

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