Designated Teachers


The Virtual School provides annual training for Designated Teachers new to the role. Bespoke training may be requested. All new Designated Teachers will be encouraged to undertake an online course.

Statutory Guidance for Designated Teachers from the DfE

To view or download a copy of the latest Guidance for Designated teachers, please visit the DfE Designated Teacher for looked-after and previously looked-after children page.


  Designated Teacher Meetings - 2022/2023
  Subject to change

  An email will be circulated in advance of each meeting with full details.

  Autumn Term Wednesday 23rd November 2022 (Billingham Forum)
  Spring Term Tuesday 28th February 2023 (Online)
  Summer Term Wednesday 7th June 2023 (venue TBC)