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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 primary place

Apply for your child to start in reception year at primary or infant school or in year 3 at junior school

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

Children’s centres

Children’s centres offer advice and support for parents and carers of children aged 0-8

Domestic violence and abuse

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

Family Information Service

Find childcare and other services in Devon for children, young people and parents

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

Funded childcare

Funded childcare is now available to all 3 and 4-year-olds and some 2-year-olds.

Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme

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


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.