Children working at school.

Education and Learning

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Championing All Our Children - A strategic vision for vulnerable children and young people in Devon.

Maintained Schools in Devon - information about the different types of school available today and how to choose one that is right for you and your children.

Becoming a governor - if you are interested in becoming a governor you can find out more information here and express your interest.

Support for parents of children with additional needs - Devon Parent Partnership Service provides impartial information, support and training about education, health and social care, for parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-25 years with special educational needs and disabilities.

Admissions to a Devon schoolFind out how to get your child into school and when to apply
School transportInformation and support for parents and young people about getting to school or college.

Early Years Education and ChildcareFind out about childcare for 0-14 year olds and pre-school entitlement
Post 16 education and trainingFind out about options for training and further education for children aged 16 and over

In this section...

  • Achievement and Education Strategy Strategies, plans and documents for the development of Education and Schools in Devon, standards, curriculum
  • Adult & Community Learning Learning opportunities for adults on a wide range of subjects
  • Attending School Parent’s and The Council’s responsibilities for children's attendance at school, Exclusions, Child Employment, Entertainment Licences & Chaperone Service
  • Children in Care Information about the Council’s Educational support for children in care.
  • Children With Additional Needs Educational support and services available to young people aged from 0 to 25 are shown on our Local Offer webpages.
  • Devon Education Forum Statutory consultative committee for the funding of maintained schools in Devon
  • Education Inclusion Service Provides a statutory, but impartial service for parents and carers, school governors, Headteachers, school staff and other agencies about inclusion, reintegration and exclusion.
  • Education Statistics School sizes, pupil numbers, school characteristics
  • Getting to School Transport to school, Getting to school safely, school locations
  • Governance of Schools Governor responsibilities, Governing Associations, becoming a governor
  • Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Achievement Offering advice and support to schools on issues relating to the inclusion of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children in schools and other settings
  • Elective Home Education Helping you to educate your child at home
  • Just for Schools Just 4 Schools webpages, support for headteachers and school administrative staff
  • Safeguarding children If you are concerned about a child or young person in Devon and are not sure what to do you can get advice here
  • School Locations School details and contact information, including special schools and the Devon Hospitals Short Stay School. Website addresses, designated areas and Local Learning Communities areas and details
  • Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education The work of Devon's statutory advisory committee offering guidance and advice about RE in maintained schools
  • Supporting Children Health and welfare, english as an additional language, extra financial help for SEN,meals and transport
  • Emergency school closures