Virtual School

Dedicated educational support for children in care and care leavers

The Virtual School is a team of teachers and dedicated education professionals who work to support the education of Northamptonshire's children in care and care leavers by:

  • championing the educational needs of looked after children
  • improving the educational achievement of looked after children
  • monitoring admissions, attendance and exclusions and gives support where appropriate

All children and young people in the care of Northamptonshire County Council belong to the Virtual School as well as their mainstream school, whether this is in Northamptonshire or out of county.

Information for young people

Find out about the educational support you will receive if you're a young person in care.

How we support you in care