Engaging with Schools

On this page, you will find the learning arising from the Making a step change for young carers and their families: Putting it into practice project related to the theme of Schools, including key messages, tools and resources.

Key Briefing

The adoption of a whole school approach, which embeds young carers within existing school systems and includes the provision of academic, pastoral and whole family support, is vital to tackling the multiple reasons why young carers are hidden and improving attendance, attainment and well-being. Read our briefing on Engaging with Schools.

National Resources

YCiS - newsletter
Young Carers in Schools programme
School Nurse Pathway
School Nurse Pathway – Supporting the health and well-being of young carers
Local Authority Engagement with the Young Carers in Schools Programme
Local Authority Engagement with the Young Carers in Schools Programme
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