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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We would like to reassure you that we are closely monitoring the situation and working with the government and NHS.

For guidance on coronavirus and the latest information for Devon, visit Devon County Council’s coronavirus (COVID-19) advice pages.


Apply for a secondary place

Apply for your child to start in year 7 at secondary school, year 10 at a studio school or UTC or a middle or high school

Apply for an in-year place

Apply for an in-year admission to move your child to a different school

Child protection

What to do if you are concerned about a child or young person in Devon

Children in care

How we are safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our care

Domestic violence and abuse

Support for adults and young people affected by domestic violence and abuse

Family support

Information about the types of family support available in Devon

Find a school or college

Use our search tool to find a specific school or college

Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme

Holiday support for 5-16 years who are eligible for and receiving benefits-related free school meals

Mind Of My Own

An app to help children and young people in care express their views and communicate with their social worker

Post-16 education

Information for young people and their parents about the options available post-16


REACH (Reducing Exploitation and Absence from Care or Home)

School admissions

Apply here for a place in a mainstream state primary or secondary school

School and college transport

School transport information, including free school transport

School attendance and legal proceedings

Education welfare services, including information about school attendance

School nursing

School nurses provide information and support to Devon based school aged children and their families.

School term dates

School term dates for the current and future academic years

Stand Up Speak Up

Information about the Children in Care Council and having your say if you are in care or a care leaver

What we do

The Public Health Nursing Service is made up of Health Visitors, School Nurses, Staff Nurses and Community Health Workers, providing Health Visiting and School Nursing services across Devon.


Drug and alcohol prevention and treatment service for young people in Devon

Young people

Information about services for young people here

Youth enquiry service (YES)

Offering young people free and confidential advice and support

Youth offending service

Devon’s youth offending service works with young people that get into trouble with the law