Monthly Communication Archives: April 2017

School Census – Summer 2017

Initial communication to schools regarding the School Census – Summer 2017.

Introducing Cyber Protect Officer from Devon and Cornwall Police

Introducing the Cyber Protect Officer whose aim is to provide cyber and internet security awareness. Devon and Cornwall Police have recently been investigating a spate of attacks which unfortunately some schools in the area have fallen victim too.

Moving and Handling of Children with Physical Difficulties Training

These courses are suitable for anyone working with a child or young person who has physical or movement difficulties. Full day initial course (for those who have not been trained in Moving and Handling previously) or half day refresher (for those who have been trained in Moving and Handling in the past 12 – 18 […]

Emotional Literacy Support Assistant Training

Please view link below for details of Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) training. This intervention helps to give children the support they need to succeed in school by addressing social and emotional impacts on academic attainment, whilst supporting all round development.

Free STEM Workshops at the Devon County Show

There are still a few FREE STEM workshop sessions available on 18th and 19th May at the County Show. Book your students in now for one of these 30 minute sessions, run by Babcock STEM Ambassadors. Email: to book your place.

NQT Induction Training for Tutors

This workshop will provide NQT Induction Tutors with guidance on providing and managing an effective individualised induction programme. It will showcase good practice and provide an opportunity to discuss challenging scenarios. This workshop also offers participants the chance to network with a range of colleagues

SEND – Education, Health and Care Plan Training

Training to support a multi-agency approach towards contributing to an Education, Health and Care Plan. The training aims to deliver information about statutory duties and gives both clear guidance and the tools to support the process. It is open to professionals involved in the SEND process.

Children’s Social Work Contacts

Details of Devon County Council’s Children’s Social Work and Child Protection area based teams: Northern Mid and East Exeter Southern This will be updated at the beginning of each new term. Please view link.

Using Children as Evidence KS1 and KS2

Assessing mathematics should involve assessing mathematical thinking, related to key mathematical ideas. Talking to children is the best way to do this, as it allows teachers to probe children’s understanding, reasoning and decision making. The ‘Children as Evidence’ materials provide questions related to key mathematical ideas for each year group along with a clear indication […]

24 April 2017

DAPH Update: Summer Term – 21 April 2017 – Issue 1

View the latest newsletter from Devon Association of Primary Headteachers (DAPH). To subscribe, please send an email to

24 April 2017
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