Research and analysis

Maximising opportunities for unaccompanied young people seeking asylum

This publication was withdrawn on 22 August 2016

This good practice example has been withdrawn as it is older than 3 years and may no longer reflect current policy.

Ofsted good practice example showing how Warwickshire County Council helps unaccompanied young people seeking asylum.



This example describes how a strongly child-centred service has been developed in response to the high levels of unaccompanied young people seeking asylum in Warwickshire. Excellent management and a strong corporate parenting ethos have enabled the provision of high-quality accommodation placements with experienced and well-informed foster carers and in closely supported semi-independent accommodation. A strong emphasis on supported learning ensures good educational outcomes. Comprehensive practical and emotional support includes when young people’s appeal rights are exhausted.