Five 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.
Access helpful school resources from Young Carers in Schools Award developed by Carers Trust and The Children’s Society 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 – Digital pack – (005)updated May2020