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Bedfordshire - Young Carers in Schools Professional Development Event
Wed 16 November 2016, 09:30 – 14:00 GMT
Join other schools on 16th November 2016 at a free Young Carers in Schools event and gain support to increase outcomes and gain a national Award.
As many as 1 in 12 pupils could be young carers, a vulnerable pupil group specifically mentioned in the Ofsted Common Inspection Handbook, 2015.
Don’t miss out on this essential free professional development event to increase identification, improve outcomes for young carers, and gain support to achieve a national Award for your school’s good practice.
Young Carers in Schools
Young Carers in School is an exciting England-wide initiative that makes it as easy as possible for schools to support young carers and awards good practice.
Run jointly by Carers Trust and The Children’s Society Young Carers in Focus partners, we are working with schools and local young carers’ services across England to share good practice, provide relevant tools and training, and to celebrate the great outcomes that many schools achieve for young carers.
16th November 2016, 9.30-1.00 (with lunch and networking from 1-2pm)
Join other schools at this event, organised in association with Carers in Bedfordshire to:
• Find out the latest about Ofsted’s approach to young carers as well as young carers’ new legal rights and what these mean for schools
• Review your provision against the Award criteria and celebrate what you already have in place
• Participate in guided activities enabling you to prioritise and take concrete steps to increase identification and improve outcomes for young carers, as well as apply to the Young Carers in Schools Award
• Gain clarification about the Award process
The Young Carers in Schools event will take place at: Mark Rutherford Upper School, 79 Wentworth Drive, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 8PX
Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
We look forward to seeing you there!