St. Michael's CE School

Working Together For The Good Of All

“St. Michael’s Church of England School, established upon Christian foundations and living out the Christian faith, is committed to providing every child with an excellent education.”

Looked After Children

Quality Assurance - Safeguarding - Looked after Children (LAC) & Internationally Adopted Previously Looked After Children (IAPLAC)

At St. Michael’s we are fully committed to the well-being of all our pupils. We do recognise that children who are designated as “Looked After Children (LAC)” including the "Internationally Adopted Previously Looked After Children" (IAPLAC) due to their social circumstances may require additional support. We have designated members of staff and Governors who oversee and support this area.

The Designated Teacher for LAC/IAPLAC at St. Michael’s CE School is Mrs Angela Harris (Deputy Headteacher & Inclusion Manager)

The Designated Governor Safeguarding and LAC/IAPLAC Lead at St. Michael’s CE School is Mr David Walton (Co-Chair of the Board of Governors) .

The designated LAC/IAPLAC Leads must:

  • Promote a culture of high expectations and aspirations for how Looked After Children (LAC) including the Internationally Adopted Previously Looked After Children (IAPLAC) and learn;

  • Ensure the young person has a voice in setting their learning targets;

  • Be a source of advice for staff about differentiated teaching strategies appropriate for individual children;

  • Ensuring that the pastoral support is in place to support learning and development;

  • Have lead responsibility for the development and implementation of the child’s personal education plan (PEP). Ensure interventions are in place to raise attainment and progress;

  • Monitor the use and impact of Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) focused on raising attainment and use of wider enrichment eg after school clubs;

  • Working in partnership with the parents to ensure the children are developed nurtured and supported.

Our School Policy

Department for Education Documents we adhere to