How do I support my child’s education?
Children grow and change so fast, your child’s time in school is a precious opportunity to learn and thrive. We want to support you and your child to be able to make the most of this important stage of their lives.
Previously looked after children have their own unique needs. Below you will find a variety of advice and guidance to help your child succeed at school.
‘There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.’
Support for parents and carers
We're committed to helping the parents and carers of previously looked after children support their child's education.
My role as a parent in supporting my child's education
It's important parents and carers play an active role in their child's education and build positive relationships with school.
Choosing the right school and the school admissions process
Finding the right school for you and your child is an important part of your child's learning journey.
The role of the school in supporting my child
Find out about the duties schools have to support previously looked after children and the use of additional funding called Pupil Premium.
Where can I find support in Barnsley?
Find out about peer support and opportunities to spend time with other parents and carer of previously looked after children.