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Information for electors voting in the General Election 2024.

A UK parliamentary election has been called for 4 July 2024. Register to vote by midnight on 18 June 2024: GOV.UK: Register to vote. (opens new window) You can also vote by post: GOV.UK: apply to vote by post (opens new window). The deadline to apply is 5pm on 19 June 2024 or apply to vote by proxy by 5pm on 26 June 2024: GOV.UK: Apply to vote by proxy (opens new window)


Overseas electors may consider applying to vote by proxy. For more information see the General Election 2024 page.

Designated Teachers

The governing bodies of maintained schools have a statutory duty to appoint a Designated Teacher to promote the educational achievement of looked-after children on the school roll.

Statutory regulations require that the Designated Teacher in school must be a qualified teacher.

The Designated Teacher should promote a culture of high expectations and aspirations:

  • Enabling looked-after children to meet their learning potential
  • Allowing the young person's voice to be heard
  • Implementating the child's Personal Education Plan (PEP)
  • Monitoring Attainment and Progress
  • Maximising educational stability for the child

The Virtual School has a role in providing training for Designated Teachers. Details of training can be requested from (opens new window).

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