Business strategies

BFfC Accessibility Strategy 2020-2022

BFfC Year Four Business Plan and Vision for 2022-2025

BFfC Children in Care Sufficiency Strategy 2020-2023

Reading Childcare Sufficiency Strategy 2022-2023

BFfC Quality Strategy October 2021

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 2020

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

BFfC Medical Tuition Policy June 2021 (Supporting children with medical needs)

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 Policy 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 2022

BFfC Ethnicity Pay Gap Report 2022

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 BrowseAloud) and report on Ofsted’s website here.

Reading’s Youth Justice Plan 2022-23


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