Business strategies

BFfC Year Five Business Plan 2023-24

BFfC Accessibility Strategy 2023-2025

BFfC Children in Care Sufficiency Strategy 2020-2024

Reading Childcare Sufficiency Strategy 2022-2023

BFfC Quality Assurance Strategy August 2022

Care Leavers’ Strategy (Local Offer) (PDF)

Children Placed in the Reading Area (PDF)

SEND Strategy 2022-27 (Local Offer) (PDF)


Adoption Statement of Purpose 2023-24

BFfC Elective Home Education Policy & Procedure April 2022 (PDF)

BfFC Parents’ Guide to Elective Home Education V2.0

BFfC Children Missing Education Policy March 2022

BFfC Independent Fostering Agency Privacy Notice (PDF) This is a guide for foster carers which states how we collect and use personal information.

BFfC Supporting Children with Medical Needs Policy April 2023

BFfC Modern Slavery Statement including Human Trafficking 2023-25

BFfC Private Fostering Policy & Practice Guidance 2023-2024

BFfC Private Fostering Statement of Purpose 2023-24

BFfC Privacy Notice 2022

BFfC Post-16 Education Transport Statement 2023-24

BFfC Transport Policy 2022-24

Subject Access Request Policy Nov 2022.pdf

Other Reports

BFfC Gender Pay Gap Report 2023

BFfC Ethnicity Pay Gap Report 2023

BFFC Workforce Equality and Diversity Profile Information 2021-22

Ofsted and CQC join Local Area SEND Inspection for Reading July 2021 (PDF) 
(Report as web page which can be read using ReachDeck)

Reading’s Youth Justice Plan 2022-23


Leadership article by Di Smith, Board Chair, in Children & Young People Now July 2021