Education for all (Inclusion)

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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Our Virtual School Offer

Sutton Virtual School support both families, schools and professionals to ensure that children receive the best educational opportunities.  We now support children looked after, children previously looked after and children with a social worker.                   What does our offer to schools include? We support schools to develop […]

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Our Values

 Be Courageous  Have Aspiration  Show Integrity  Be Kind Our motto ‘Aim, Aspire, Achieve’ Our rewards We issue rewards each term to children who have reflected our values in their learning – both in or out of school.  We will email carers a link to receive a book or educationally linked resource if they are successful […]

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Children Previously Looked After

Children Previously Looked After can benefit from having the close monitoring and individualised support in school that is provided to Children Looked After. Whilst there is no statutory expectation for schools to have a Personal Education Planning (PEP) meeting for Children Previously Looked After, we would suggest that schools consider using a PEP when it […]

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Cognus’ Sutton Virtual School works closely with our foster families to provide educational support for Children Looked After. We also offer advice and guidance to any family who has a Child Previously Looked After, either living in Sutton or previously under the care of Sutton.            

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Schools & Professionals

Sutton Virtual School work with schools and professionals to help improve educational outcomes for the following groups of children: Children Looked After Children Previously Looked After Children with a social worker Children with formal kinship arrangements We value the importance of building relationships with other professionals and use collaborative approaches to support the development of […]

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Sutton Virtual School is committed to providing support and training for Governors so that they can ensure all Children Looked After, Previously Looked After and Children with a Social Worker receive excellent educational experiences. It is the statutory responsibility of a school’s governing body to ensure that an appropriately qualified and experienced member of staff […]

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Sutton Virtual School

Sutton Virtual School acts as a local authority champion to promote the progress and educational attainment of Children Looked After (CLA), Previously Looked After (PCLA) and children with a social worker so they achieve educational outcomes comparable to their peers. Sutton Virtual School does not exist in real terms, or as a building. Children do […]

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Contact Us

Main Phone Number: 020 8323 0450 Email:  As per our Customer Service Standards, we will provide a response within 3 working days; or acknowledge that we have received your message and explain when you can expect a full response to your query. Address: Alternatively, write to us at: First Floor, Cantium House Railway Approach […]

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