Enjoying school is a priority for children in care! Wakefield Council make sure that you have the support of a Wakefield Virtual School which makes sure you get the best support that is right for you

Listen to some children and young people in Wakefield talking about returning to school 

Top tips for returning to school

Tell us how you feel about school by writing to

The children in Care strategy says that, where possible, you should stay in your own school and will get access to after school activities.  You will be supported by a designated teacher whose job it is to make sure you get the best possible education.


Wakefield Virtual School


The Personal Education Plan


Designated Teacher


BOF Accredited Training