Key ways to make your school Young Carer aware
Have a designated carers lead worker – find information here.
Use a Young Carer Policy – see best practice example (with thanks to Longleaze Primary School) here.
Send out Young Carer Identification letter to parents and carers here – Sample letter for parents
Use pupil premium to support Young Carers, read Carers Trust guide here.
Digital Pack for Teachers and Professionals
We have also developed a digital pack with information around young carer awareness, identification, case study examples and information around the referral process. Find it here.