Return to school in September

School attendance will again be mandatory from the beginning of the new academic year. Read the latest guidance on what you need to know about the return in the autumn term.

Summer holiday provision and other childcare

It’s been confirmed that out-of-school provision for children will be able to operate this summer. So you can now find out which schemes are intending to open during the holidays.

Meeting with senior managers from social care and education

The Parent Carer Forum Devon has arranged a meeting this Thursday (9 July) for you to put your questions to senior managers from Devon’s social care and education teams.

Shielding guidance to ease for clinically vulnerable

The government has announced a two-phased easing of the shielding restrictions as coronavirus (COVID-19) infection rates continue to fall.

Small grants scheme for disabled children

If you’re a provider of a service for children and young people with special education needs and disabilities, we are inviting applications to our small grants scheme for financial support so that activities can run over the summer holiday.

New face covering journey assistance cards

Stagecoach is encouraging passengers who are unable to wear a face covering on the bus due to a health condition or a disability to apply for new journey assistance cards.

EHCP Reviews using the EHC Hub

Devon’s EHC Hub is now being used by a wide range of settings to plan in Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) for the autumn term. We have published guidance to support settings, parents, carers and professionals.

Advice on dealing with anxiety when returning to school

Resources are available to help parents deal with any potential feelings of apprehension and anxiety that children may experience on returning to school. 

Free course available for parents of children with challenging behaviour

A free online course is soon to be available for parents of children with challenging behaviour. Register your interest now.

Using the EHC Hub to complete EHCP Reviews

The EHC Hub can now be used to plan for ECHP Reviews due to take place in the autumn term.