Latest Communications

Week of: 27 January 2020 - 2 February 2020

Help improve our SEND website

We want to make our special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) website easier to use, so you can access the information you need without having to search around. The improvements we’re planning to make are based on feedback from parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and […]

27 January 2020
For Action

Building a rich, reading curriculum

Wednesday 25 March 2020, Sandy Park, Exeter, 09:00 – 15:30 Reading has been firmly re-established at the heart of the curriculum in light of the revised Education Inspection Framework. This event will support schools with both guidance on what to expect from Ofsted, in relation to reading, and also some real inspiration to support your […]

Protect Your School’s Reputation – Attend the Babcock Data Seminar

Thursday 12 March 2020, Sandy Park, Exeter, 09:00 – 12:30 Not everyone is comfortable in assessing whether a breach needs to be reported and with the risk of a fine, who can blame them? This seminar will include some top tips, take away guides and a personal data breach scenario to work through. There is […]

Babcock STEM Conference just 6 weeks away

Monday 2 March 2020, Sandy Park, Exeter, 09:30 – 16:00 This interactive full day event will inspire and show you how to bring STEM strategies into the classroom to engage your pupils in the wonder and magic that is STEM. The conference will have a mixture of keynotes addressing the importance of having a strong […]

DAPH and DASH Updates: Spring Term – 24 January 2020 – Issue 2

View the latest newsletter from Devon Association of Primary Headteachers (DAPH) and Devon Association of Secondary Headteachers (DASH). Subscribe to receive a copy direct to your inbox, or manage your subscription preferences via these links: DAPH and DASH.

Primary Science Subject Leader Meeting – Spring 2020

Don’t forget to book your place on our course. Our dates are: Date: Thursday 12 March 2020 Venue: Exminster Healthy Living Centre Times: 9:30am – 12:15pm Cost: £75 per delegate (Non-subscribing schools)    

Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) Update Briefings – Spring 2020

Don’t forget to book your course. Our dates are: 4 March 2020 – Exeter Racecourse Secondary: 09:30 – 12:00 Primary: 13:00 – 15:30 10 March 2020 – St Cuthbert’s Conference Centre Primary and Secondary: 13:00 – 15:30 12 March 2020 – Caddsdown Business Centre Primary and Secondary: 13:00 – 15:30

Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) Training – Spring and Summer 2020

Don’t forget to book your places on our termly Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) Training – Spring and Summer 2020. Our dates are: Spring 2020: Thursday 30 January 2020 Thursday 27 February 2020 Thursday 26 March 2020 Summer 2020: Thursday 16 April 2020 Thursday 21 May 2020 Thursday 18 June 2020 Times: 9:30am -16:00pm Venue: Exeter […]

Primary English Subject Leader Meetings Spring 2020 to Spring 2021

Please don’t forget to book your place on our termly Primary English Subject Leader meetings. Our dates and venues are as follows: Tiverton Hotel: Tuesday 3 March 2020 Wednesday 8 July 2020 Wednesday 11 November 2020 Tuesday 2 March 2021 Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre: Friday 28 February 2020 Wednesday 1 July 2020 Tuesday 3 November […]

27 January 2020

Raising awareness of private fostering in Devon

Are you temporarily looking after a friend’s child while they’re away? Is your child living with another family? If the answer to either question is yes, and the arrangement is for 28 days or more, this is known as private fostering. If a child or young person under 16 years old (or 18 if they […]

27 January 2020

Behaviour, Inclusion and Safeguarding Network Meeting

Aimed at those with a lead role or are key practitioners in one or more of these areas in Devon Secondary Schools. We also have colleagues from specialist settings and from other counties join as well as Inclusion Officers from Devon County Council. We give up to date information and provide scope for genuine sharing, […]

27 January 2020

Places available on parent carer workshops in Kingsbridge and Exeter

Just two dates left for our co-design workshops We’re inviting parent carers to help us think creatively about how to better support families of disabled children and young people in Devon. Understanding the support families get and how well they think its working, as well as hearing their ideas about how things could be improved […]

27 January 2020

Early Years – EYFS Briefing/Moderation Events Spring 2020

The Early Years Team deliver up-to-date guidance and support to enable schools to successfully implement the EYFS. Maintained Schools and Academies, who have purchased a package of attendance covering all three briefings including Summer/Autumn 19 and Spring 20), need to book onto the date/venue of their choice as per the list below. If your school […]

27 January 2020

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