• (DRAFT) Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2019)

    A revised version of the Keeping Children Safe in Education will be published on 2nd September and the 2018 version withdrawn. A draft version of 2019 is now available on this link. For all early years settings managed by schools this is statutory guidance and all other early years providers it is good practice to Continue reading →

  • Early Years Pupil Premium for Children in Care

    Early Years Pupil Premium is available for Children in Care if they: Are looked after by a Local Authority in England or Wales and are placed in foster care or Have left care in England or Wales through: A Special Guardianship Order A Child Arrangements Order An Adoption Order To claim funding for these children Continue reading →

  • Let’s Talk More (LTM)

    Over the past two years settings have been selected to train to use the LTM screen and intervention pathway.  This has been very successful and the settings involved have taken LTM forward brilliantly and  are ready to roll out the training to additional settings. Application forms  can be down loaded from the Babcock website or Continue reading →

  • Academic Calendar 2019/20

    To help settings plan dates for next year, our 2019/20 Calendar with Headcount weeks is available online.  We wish to draw your attention to the Early May Bank Holiday which has been moved from the 4th to the 8th May. If you are a term-time provider you may be looking at your opening dates alongside Continue reading →

  • Early Help and SEND Survey

    Following the recent SEND inspection by Ofsted in December 2018, it has been agreed to support a Devon wide survey to better gauge the current level of understanding of SEND and early help within our workforce.  The survey will cover all agencies in the Devon Children and Families Partnership including schools. The results of this Continue reading →

  • #FundingFriday

    It’s #FundingFriday. This week we’ve added information on: Devon Education Fund The Devon Education Fund wants to hear from schools, organisations and educational projects that exploit innovation and show a real ambition to enable children and young people in Devon to thrive and flourish For all the information on all Charitable Funding streams please see Continue reading →