Improving Educational Outcomes

Why do we need to support the education of fostered children and young people?

The Fostering Network believes that it is vital to support the education of fostered children and young people because the available evidence shows that children who are looked after generally have lower attainment at school than other children.  

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 14:55 By N B Lakhani on July,2nd 2018

Talking about Higher Education and the future

‘We cannot make them succeed, but we can provide them with what they need to make success possible. We can give them a home and an environment that will help them to achieve their best. For children and young people to really achieve, they need to feel proud of themselves. We can keep reminding them every day of how brilliant they are.’ Linda, foster carer

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:40 By Daniel.Sinclairtfn on April,20th 2017

Education resources for foster carers

Supporting learning and development

The following pages will give foster carers some starting points for supporting a child's learning and development at home:

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 11:30 By admin on December,17th 2015

Tick the Box

Young people who have experience of care should be able to aim high and fulfil their potential. This might include going to college or university.Tick the Box When applying to study via UCAS, young people with care experience should tick the box to say that they have spent time in care, so they can get the support they may need, to help them enter and thrive at college or university.


Wed, 12/16/2015 - 15:22 By admin on December,16th 2015