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How maintaining a consistent school life can benefit foster children.

It can be very useful to retain as much normality in a foster child’s life as possible. School life is such a formative experience for children. In this period of upheaval, a school can offer foster children a safe and comforting space.

This sense of normality helps foster children adjust to their new situation. Likewise, when a child re-joins their birth parents nothing will have changed academically.

It is important to maintain a high level of attendance throughout their period in care. It is also encouraged to pursue extra-curricular activities and to take an active interest in their studies.

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