Virtual school training and bespoke packages for schools

Worcestershire Children First offers a wide range of training and information sharing events which focus on the specific needs of Looked After Children.

For details of available training visit: Education Services Continuing Professional Development (opens in a new window)

Referral process to working with external providers

Worcestershire Virtual School are working with external providers to support the emotional well-being of our Looked After Children by giving them additional opportunities through the Worcestershire Pupil Premium funding to develop their confidence, self-esteem and motivation.

We have contracted with 3 providers to provide these opportunities to our children looked after by Worcestershire Children First:

  • Be You
  • Fresh Air Project
  • The Dare2Dream Foundation

For further information regarding the referral process see letter April 2019 from Nick Wilson Interim Assistant Director. Education and Skills.

External training providers

Alternative Provision and Interventions:

Trainng provider: Be You Programme

Training provider: Fresh Air Project

Training provider: VIY Mentoring Programme

Website: Bridge Training and Development (opens in a new window)

Website: Dare 2 Dream (opens in a new window)

Website: Gloverspiece Minifarm (opens in a new window)

Website: Green Fingers Project (opens in a new window)

Website: Relax Kids (opens in a new window)

Website: Sandfield Fam (opens in a new window)

Website: The Family Psychologist (opens in a new window)

Specialist training providers:

Website: Just Say Training (opens in a new window)

Website: KCA Training (opens in a new window)


Website: Explore Learning (opens in a new window)

Website: Home English (opens in a new window)

Website: Kip McGrath (opens in a new window)

Website: TLC Live (opens in a new window)

Website: Worcester Tutors (opens in a new window)

Creative workshops:

Website: Meadow Arts (opens in a new window)

Website: Poetry with Punch (opens in a new window)

Website: Spoz -Poetry Workshops (opens in a new window)

Website: The Curiosity Museum Careers Workshop (opens in a new window)

Website: The Hive young people events (opens in a new window)

Website: White Socks Theatre Company (opens in a new window)

Apprenticeship, traineeship and study programmes:

Website: Find a traineeship GOV.UK (opens in a new window)

Website: Find an apprenticeship GOV.UK (opens in a new window)

Website: Work experience placements from Worcestershire Education Business Partnership (opens in a new window)

Website: Worcestershire Apprenticeships Training Provider Search (opens in a new window)

Useful document

Download: Entry to employment provision Worcestershire