Statutory guidance

Designated teacher for looked-after children

Statutory guidance for local-authority-maintained schools carrying out duties for looked-after children.

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This statutory guidance is for:

  • governors
  • headteachers
  • teachers
  • local authorities

It applies to maintained schools.

It relates to the duty of governing bodies of all maintained schools to appoint a designated teacher for looked-after children on the school roll.