Wherever a child is placed, the social worker and virtual school will initiate a PEP.
They'll need to ensure that agreed actions are carried out and that the Pupil Premium Plus (PP+) grant of £600 per term is being spent effectively by the school.
The PEP will contain actions that will be reviewed at the next PEP and should identify:
Targets will be set to help improve the child’s educational attainment.
The social worker and the virtual school will ensure that the PEP is ready for the first care plan review and is monitored each school term.
The PEP should be reviewed termly.
Social workers, carers and designated teachers should all attend the PEP meeting and, with the virtual school, they will work closely together with the child to ensure that the PEP reflects the child’s needs.
It’s the job of the virtual school to:
PEPS should be held for LAC:
These PEPs should be monitored in the same way as PEPS for children aged five to 16 years.