Information for 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 - 2020/2021
Subject to change

Please note: in light of the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, meetings will take place virtually. 
An email will be circulated in advance of each meeting with full details.

Autumn Term - 7th October 2020 (3pm-4:30pm)
Spring Term - 21st April 2021 (3pm-4:30pm)
Summer Term - 23rd June 2021 (3pm-4:30pm)