Latest Communications

Week of: 1 April 2019 - 7 April 2019

DASH Update: Spring Term – 3 April 2019 – Issue 5

View the latest newsletter from Devon Association of Secondary Headteachers (DASH). Subscribe, or update your subscription preferences here.

Update on the implementation of your new Human Resources Management System

Please view the link below for the update from HR One regarding the implementation date for your new HR Management System (HRMS).

DAPH Update: Spring Term – 1 April – Issue 5

View the latest newsletter from Devon Association of Primary Headteachers (DAPH). Subscribe, or update your subscription preferences here.

Writing at greater depth – Tuesday 7 May 2019

This course will consider the skills and experiences needed for children to write at greater depth across KS1 and KS2. Participants will explore examples of writing to secure clear understanding of what characterises greater depth. Planning for a range of writing experiences and needs will be discussed. Please view our flyer for further information and […]

KS1 – Phonics Screening Briefing

The phonics screening check is designed to confirm whether pupils have learnt phonic decoding to an appropriate standard. In 2019 the phonic screening check must be administered to all year 1 and all appropriate year 2 pupils during the week beginning 10 June 2019. This briefing session is for Year 1 teachers who have not […]

2 April 2019

Primary English subject leader meetings – Summer 2019

Our summer Primary English subject leader meetings will be taking place during week beginning Monday 20 May.  Please view our flyer for more information and details of how to book your place.

Inspiring teaching masterclass with TEDx speaker Amjad Ali

3 June 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 08:30 – 13:00 At a time when Teachers’ time is tight and expectations are high, the need for low effort, high impact ideas has never been greater and that is what this masterclass offers! Led by the highly acclaimed Teacher, Trainer and TEDx Speaker Amjad Ali, […]

Capita Reading Cloud (MLS) – User groups

Wednesday 1 May 2019  Hosted by Babcock SLS. Programme: arrival, refreshments and a chance to network welcome and introductions capita update question and answer session Session times Junior.net/Reading Cloud, 10.00-12.00 – Refreshments will be available from 9.45 Eclipse.net/Reading Cloud, 13.00-15.00 – Refreshments will be available from 12.45 and you are welcome to bring your lunch. […]

Annual Safeguarding Conference: This is us

Thursday 27 June 2019 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:30 – 15:45 The 2019 conference focuses on emerging themes for Devon schools. Join us at this year’s conference where you will: hear from expert speakers about Peer-on-Peer from Dr Jenny Lloyd hear Jasvinder Sanghers CBE personal story about Abuse and Honour-based violence. Watch a performance […]

Vocabulary conference with Jean Gross CBE

Wednesday 6 November 2019 – Exeter We are thrilled to announce an exciting upcoming conference for the Autumn Term 2019. Jean Gross CBE will be joining us in Exeter to host our Vocabulary Conference on Wednesday 6 November 2019. Jean Gross is an education expert who has led many national initiatives aimed at improving the […]

The Mix Festival 2019 – The music event of the year – Limited spaces

Wednesday 26 June 2019 – Dartington Hall -10:00 – 16:00 The Mix is Devon Music Education Hub’s annual schools’ music festival giving children and young people – and staff who work with them – the chance to be inspired by new musical experiences. This event gives thousands of pupils the opportunity to take part in […]

HRMS Briefing Sessions for Schools – book your place now!

You will be aware that the Council is implementing a new Human Resources Management System (HRMS). The HRMS provides a range of self-service functionality for managers and employees, including the booking of annual leave, sickness absence recording and pay and contract information updating. The HRMS is called iTrent which is a commercial system, used by […]

Administration Conference: Safeguarding Your School,Looking After You

Tuesday 30 April 2019 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:30 – 16:00 As a school administrative professional, you are a key member of your setting, and have significant responsibilities to help ensure your school continues to deliver excellent pupil outcomes. However, with the education sector ever-changing, your role is very demanding. This one day conference […]

Educational Psychology Conference 2019

Thursday 4 July – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:30 – 16:00 This year’s Educational Psychology conference will provide an invaluable insight into the psychological wellbeing of children and young people and their mental health within schools. Professor Tamsin Ford from the University of Exeter will be sharing her research into the effectiveness of services and […]

SEND Conference: High Quality Assess, Plan, Do and Review!

South West SEND Conference Thursday 6 June 2019 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:15 – 16:00 The 2019 SEND Conference will provide an invaluable opportunity for SENCOs and Leaders, across all phases, to update their SEN knowledge and improve the provision within their setting. Through high-quality keynote speakers, the day will inspire delegates with a […]

Curriculum as a Social Justice Seminar: Closing the Attainment Gap

Tuesday 9 July 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter With an increasing focus by OFSTED on the curriculum as a vehicle for minimising inequalities, schools will be particularly aware of the renewed incentive for ensuring their intent for curriculum design is clear and obvious. This masterclass will assist schools in highlighting ways in which social […]

Sims and NJC Award

Sims and NJC award for claims pre 1 April 2019.

"Weeks run from Monday to Sunday. Please note that weeks without communications to schools are ignored and the links will go to the last week where a communication was made in this category."