Published Strategies

The following are current published strategies of the Children and Young People’s Trust.

Child Health Improvement/Child Poverty Reduction:

Child Health Improvement Strategy 2014-19 To ensure that Wiltshire’s children and young people experience optimal health, both in childhood and throughout their lives, recognising that child health is dependent on the family and environment in which it lives, plays and learns. 
Child Poverty Needs Assessment – Jan 2015 A statutory requirement, this document was produced in support of the Reducing Child Poverty Strategy 2014-20.
Reducing Child Poverty Strategy 2014-20 A statutory requirement, this strategy was developed by the multi-disciplinary Child Poverty Group which reports to the Wiltshire Children & Young People’s Trust Executive.

Disability SEND:

SEN Strategy Supporting Schools 2015-18 Our vision and key priorities for special educational needs (SEN) provision in Wiltshire’s schools, including the full range of provision available to support SEN in Wiltshire’s schools, base-line data about the progress and achievements of pupils with SEN, and a clear strategic direction for the future.
SEND Strategy 2016-19 Our vision and key priorities for provision of services and support for children and young people aged 0-25 with special educational needs and/or disability (SEND) in Wiltshire.

Early Intervention:

Early Help Strategy 2014 Published by WSCB and the Children’s Trust, this strategy sets out Wiltshire’s early help offer, including plans for the national Troubled Families initiative. We want to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and young people by providing the right help as soon as it is needed.

Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health:

Anti-bullying Strategy 2012-15 The Anti-bullying Strategy aims to support all partners of the Wiltshire Children and Young People’s Trust to prevent and reduce the prevalence of bullying both in and out of school
CCG Transformation Plan for Child and Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing – October 2015 A joint strategic direction, clear vision and principles for bringing about the radical and cultural change required across the whole child and youth mental health system to deliver tangible improvements to provision and outcomes for children and young people in Wiltshire.
Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Strategy 2014-17 To improve the emotional wellbeing and mental health of Wiltshire’s children and young people.
Neglect Strategy 2015-18 Jointly published by the WSCB and Children’s Trust, this strategy sets out aims and objectives for tackling neglect and preventing, reducing and managing its effects on children and young people.
Young Carers Strategy 2012-15


To identify and significantly reduce the number of children and young people who are undertaking inappropriate and harmful caring roles; to reduce the incidence of families who rely on the care of a child for their unmet care needs; and to ensure that every young carer achieves their full potential.  

Looked after Children, Young People and Care Leavers:

Accommodation and Support for Vulnerable Young People aged 16-25 To ensure we provide young people aged 16-25 with good quality accommodation and support which promotes independent living where we have a statutory duty to do so for vulnerable young people.
Looked after Placements Commissioning Strategy 2015-18 To achieve better outcomes for looked after children, young people and care leavers through having the right pattern and quality of placements available locally. 

Vulnerable Learners:

Disadvantaged Learners Strategy 2014-17 A strategy for the support of disadvantaged learners in  educational settings