Monthly Communication Archives: January 2019

DAPH Update: Special Edition – Last chance to book! DAPH Spring Briefing on 7 February 2019

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30 January 2019

School Attendance Conference: Understanding and Managing Absence

Wednesday 13 March 2019 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:30 – 16:00 “Truants and truancy have been construed as ‘problems’ in schools and the British Educational System since the introduction of compulsory schooling in the late Nineteenth Century.”(Hoyle 1998) Two decades later, and although we no longer use the same language when talking about school […]

Literacy Masterclass with James Clements: Using Great Books to Create Confident, Competent Readers

Wednesday 27 March 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 09:30 – 12:15 There are few things more important than learning to read. If children leave primary school without mastering this vital skill, it is very hard for them to go on to do all the things they might wish to do in later life. […]

Leadership Event: Seeking Greater Responsibility and Leading from the Front

Wednesday 22 May 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel – 08:45 – 16:30 This year our leadership event will take an exciting twist. This full day event will be split into two halves – the morning session designed for aspiring leaders, and the afternoon session designed for existing leaders. For those looking to take the next […]

Public Health Nursing Service Update

An update on the PHN service in Devon, including updates on workforce challenges and changes to the way services are being delivered.

Making a referral to Public Health Nursing

An update on how the Public Health Nursing Services in Devon use information you send to them, and a request for your help by sending referrals on the correct form and – preferably – by email. You can download the referral form here.

All Saints’ Thurlestone C of E Academy School

Following consultation, the Governors and the Regional Schools Commissioner for the South West have approved the proposal to change the age range of All Saints’ Thurlestone C of E Academy School from 4-11 to 2-11 years. This took effect from 1 January 2019.

EXPIRED Consultation: Exe Valley Federation

DCC and the Governors of The Exe Valley Federation are consulting on proposals to lower the age range of Newton St Cyres (Community) Primary, Cheriton Fitzpaine (Community) Primary and Brampford Speke (Voluntary Controlled) Primary Schools from 4-11 to 2-11 years of age from 1 April 2019. The consultation letters are available online. which include details […]

Laser Energy Contract

Notification for Schools who currently use Devon County Councils contract for Electricity and Gas with Laser Energy (Kent County Council). We are writing to advise you that Laser Energy will sending out a communication within the next few days titled Devon County Council Contract Renewal for Schools – Action Required. This communication contains important information […]

EXPIRED Consultation: Proposal to Lower the Age Range of North Molton Primary School

Devon County Council is consulting on a proposal to lower the age range of North Molton Community Primary School from 4-11 to 2-11 years of age, from April 2019. Further details, including how to respond to the consultation, are available on-line at: https://www.devon.gov.uk/haveyoursay/consultations/consultation-on-the-proposal-to-lower-the-age-range-of-north-molton-primary-school/ Responses are welcomed on the proposal by the closing date of Monday […]

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