Life at school or college provides challenges for all young people, but for those who have a caring role at home there are often additional problems that arise in their education. Commonly there are issues with attendance, behaviour, achievement and home-school communication...
Our Surrey Young Carers Service Education Advisors are on hand to assist education settings in supporting these students. Their service is free, and includes:
By raising awareness in this way, education professionals are better able to address the issues affecting young carers and establish appropriate support.
If you are currently working with a young carer and feel that they would benefit from the support offered by Surrey Young Carers, download our referral form.
Read more about our Safeguarding Children procedures.
Download - Supporting Young Carers in School - a manual for school leaders, teachers and support staff.
To refer a child to our service, please download the form below and email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.