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02 October 2020

Are you, or is someone you know, looking after someone else's child?

Do you know what ‘private fostering’ is? Would you know how to recognise it? Would you know who to report it to?

When a parent arranges for their child to live with someone else, such as a distant relative or family friend and they remain there for longer than 28 days, this is called a Private Fostering arrangement.

29 September 2020

Walsall Schools shortlisted for award for best practice in attachment and trauma awareness

Two Walsall schools, Short Heath Federation School and Walsall Academy have been shortlisted for ‘The Alex Timpson ARC Attachment Award’. The award is sponsored by Sir John Timpson, who along with his wife Alex fostered over 90 children. Sir John recognises and celebrates best practice in school around supporting children who have experienced attachment and trauma.

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