Schools and Education

We support schools in relation to curriculum development and school leadership, as well as providing support and challenge for school improvement and effectiveness.

Schools and Education

Education services

Together for Children is all about making a difference to the lives of children and young people in Sunderland by thinking progressively and in a different way. Like you, we are a ‘not for profit’ organisation and we are passionate about helping you improve the outcomes for children.  

We support schools and academies across the region in relation to curriculum development and school leadership, as well as providing support and challenge for school improvement and effectiveness. We offer a variety of statutory and professional services, and training programmes. 

We also ensure effective services are delivered for children with special educational needs and disabilities and their families, as well as support for children with additional needs. 

Our Wear Here 4 Summer programme 2021 has now ended. This year, we launched our first Wear Here 4 Summer programme in

We provide HR support and advice to schools, academies and multi academy trusts.

Together for Children provides a comprehensive governor support, advice and continuing professional development service

The Vulnerable Pupils Panel (VPP) was developed to consider referrals to Together for Children's locally commissioned

Information about Sunderland schools, including term dates and school transport.

Together for Children works with Sunderland Music Hub and the city's schools, teachers, practitioners, young people and

In Education & Schools

  • Support to identify children missing from education.
  • Together for Children is here to support you and your organisation to develop a highly skilled and professional teaching workforce.
  • We provide advice and practical support to all schools and their practitioners in Sunderland, to deliver improved outcomes for children and their families with English as an additional language.
  • Information and support around exclusions.
  • Together for Children provides a comprehensive governor support, advice and continuing professional development service for schools and academies.
  • We provide HR support and advice to schools, academies and multi academy trusts.
  • When a child has been experiencing difficulties at school, particularly of a behavioural nature, head teachers may suggest that a parent considers a managed move for their child.
  • Together for Children works with Sunderland Music Hub and the city's schools, teachers, practitioners, young people and organisations to ensure all young people can access a high quality music education.
  • Governors have a vital role to play as the link between schools and the local community.
  • The Vulnerable Pupils Panel (VPP) was developed to consider referrals to Together for Children's locally commissioned alternative educational provisions.