Add your school to our map and show your support for young carers

Female young carers using computers in class

We are calling on all schools in England and Wales that are working to identify and support young carers, to showcase their commitment to young carers by adding their school to the Young Carers in Schools map.

Young Carers in Schools is a free  initiative making it easy for schools to support young carers and award good practice.

By adding your school you will:

  • Showcase your school's support for young carers.
  • Showcase to your school community that you are committed to achieving positive impacts for pupils/students with caring responsibilities.
  • Support us to demonstrate the large numbers of schools that are identifying and supporting this vulnerable pupil group, helping ensure that even more schools provide young carers with the support they need in education.

Key to identify your pin in the map


White pin: School that is identifying and supporting young carers


  • Red pin:Young Carers in Schools Wales, pilot school.
  • Green pin: Supporting Young Carers in Schools Wales.
  • White pin: School that is identifying and supporting young carers.

Schools that have been awarded a Bronze, Silver or Gold Award for their work with young carers

Young Carers in Schools is run in partnership with The Children’s Society. See the map showing all schools that have been awarded a Young Carers in School Bronze, Silver or Gold Award.

Get support to develop and maximise outcomes for young carers at your school

Run jointly by Carers Trust and The Children's Society Young Carers in Focus partners, we are working with schools across England and Wales to provide step-by-step guidance, practical tools and training and the opportunity for national recognition through the Young Carers in Schools Award.

Add your school today

The form below is for use by school staff. Your details will only be used by Carers Trust. If you or your child attend a school that does not currently appear on the map, ask a member of school staff what they do to identify and support young carers. Then ask them to add their school to our map!

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