Adoption UK’s dedicated Education Blog, featuring articles, news and expert views on issues related to adopted and previously looked-after children in education.
Curated by Becky White (MEd), Adoption UK’s Education Policy Advisor.
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I’ll never forget the panic that engulfed me - just days after starting work as a secondary school teacher - when one of my Year 8 pupils, suddenly climbed out of the classroom window mid-lesson, and scarpered off across the field.Read more
Sadly, for some children, the onset of Christmas festivities can add to the challenges they experience in school. Here are our ten top tips for supporting children who struggle with the season.Read more
If you are in the process of applying for a school place for your adopted child next September, you may already be aware that previously looked after children have priority admissions status in England. But what does this mean in practice?Read more
Guest blog: Become and Voices from Care Cymru spoke to teachers from England and Wales to find out about their experiences of teaching students in care.Read more
In the week that schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will open their doors to welcome students back for the start of a new year, tens of thousands of children will be staying at home.Read more