Upshire Primary Foundation School is committed to develop provision for young carers and their families.
We will capture the commitment by widening our provision, building on the needs of the young people and better meet young carers’ needs by reviewing the Upshire Primary Foundation School provision for young carers with a view to ultimately achieving best practice.
How we will achieve this:
We will strive to achieve best practice for students and families in our school in order to provide them with the best chance of success in their future.
Young Carers' Senior Leadership Team Lead
Who is a Young Carer?
Young carers are children and young people under 18 years old who provide regular and on-going care to another person who is physically or mentally ill, disabled or misuses substances.
Young adult carers are aged between 16 and 24.
Please clink on the link below for information from the Essex Youth Service.