Developing quality tuition: effective practice in schools - looked after children

This publication provides useful information on how to provide quality provision for looked after children.



This resource brings together research findings and effective practice from schools on what makes quality tuition.

There are approximately 65,000 looked after children at any time. Children can become looked after for many reasons - in 2010 61% entered care because they suffered abuse or neglect, 12% because of family dysfunction and 9% because the family was in acute stress.


  • how do schools tailor tuition for their looked after children?
  • findings from the schools visited
Published 18 March 2011