Monthly Communication Archives: March 2019

Laser energy contract -reminder

Schools who currently use the Devon County Council contract for electricity and gas with laser energy should be in receipt of a communication regarding the contract renewal. This communication was titled Devon County Council contract renewal for Schools – action required. The communication contained important information relating to the contract renewal: please take the necessary […]

Moving and handling trainer initial

Initial course for those who have not been trained as a Moving and handling trainer previously. Or not been updated in the past 12 months. Suitable for any staff working with a child or young person who has Physical/Movement difficulties. (Not suitable for those working with children who have emotional or behavioural difficulties requiring physical […]

New Pay Structure from 1 April

Communication for schools support staff. This does not affect teachers.

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

Thursday 6 June 2019 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:00 – 16:15 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 national SEND update and […]

Local area hub briefing for Headteachers, Senior Leaders and Chairs of Governors

To hear the latest news and information from Babcock School Improvement Advisers. We share current thinking, practice and advice about a wide variety of issues that directly impact on schools in a short, focused session lasting approximately 1.5 hours.

Avoiding SATs Maladministration

An opportunity to hear of the latest changes to the 2019 Statutory assessment processes, with a particular focus on SATs administration. This session is designed ensure that school leaders are aware of best practice and alert to the factors which can lead to maladministration.

26 March 2019

Local area hub briefings for Headteachers, Senior Leaders and Chairs of Governors

An opportunity to hear the latest news and information from School Improvement Advisers. We share current thinking, practice and advice about a wide variety of issues that directly impact on schools in a short, focused session lasting approximately 1.5 hours.

Scarlet Fever

Public Health England have recently issued guidance on elevated scarlet fever activity. Scarlet fever is mainly a childhood illness, most common between the ages of 2 and 8 years and is characterised by a rash usually with a sore throat, and is sometimes confused with measles rash. The bacteria that cause the infection also cause […]

Register Now! Apprenticeships Live with the Devon County Council Apprenticeship Team – Monday 29 April at 10am

Apprenticeships LIVE is a live streamed event that broadcasts to thousands across the country wanting to find out more about apprenticeships and the exciting developments happening within different companies and sectors. Join the 15 minute broadcast with Gemma Vine our Apprenticeships Adviser, Matthew Roke who is an ex Step In Apprentice & Molly Grenfell one […]

The Mix Festival 2019 – The music event of the year!

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 […]

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