CLA Champions Programme

The TNCP Cluster Team is working alongside Leeds Virtual School to support local children who are looked after by the local authority. This includes children and young people who are cared for by foster carers, special guardians and/ or kinship care arrangements.

The CLA Programme Champion for our area is:

Gemma Sargeant:

The main aim of the CLA Champion role is to:

  • Be a main point of contact between schools, social care and the Virtual School
  • Share relevant information including training, support groups and opportunities for CLA
  • Help to embed best practice
  • Coordinate termly forum meetings
  • Support the PEP process and help to evidence the impact of interventions and Pupil Premium Plus funding

Click here to view DfE guidance for designated teachers in schools

Click here to view best practice guidance

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