Private Fostering

Private Fostering

If you can provide a safe, secure and loving family home environment and have a spare bedroom, then you could foster a child. Some people think you have to be extra special to foster. You don’t. You just have to be special in the eyes of the child or young person you care for and look after. You’ll need to have the time to make the child feel wanted, loved and an important part of your life for as long as they are in your care. For further information please go to and search for private fostering or download the following documents for guidance:

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A safe and supportive environment; safe from hurt by others, in what they say or do; safe to learn within an enquiring environment; encouraging creativity, and a questioning mind.


Smart ways of thinking and learning, behaving and the way in which we present ourselves, as a member of Gainsborough School.


Treat others as you wish to be treated, help each other to be happy within school, greet others with a smile, help to create a happy and enthusiastic place to learn.

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