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Monthly Communication Archives: May 2019

EXPIRED Celebrate cycling at your school during Bike Week!

Bike Week (8-16 June) aims to get people back in the saddle and enjoying the benefits of cycling for everyday journeys, fitness and fun – and all school staff are invited! Devon County Council have commissioned Love to Ride Devon, who are supporting Bike Week with a month-long cycle challenge in June. There are amazing […]

How to Get Your New RE Syllabus?

How to get your new RE syllabus? Hard copy Each school will receive a hard copy. Come to a launch event on 3, 4, 5 June and collect it in person (flyer can be accessed via the link below) Delegate another school to collect your syllabus from a launch event. Schools in a MAT or […]

Not long until the Safeguarding Conference: This is Us

Thursday 27 June 2019 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:30 – 15:45 The 2019 conference focusses on emerging themes for Devon schools. Workshops: Primary Health and Relationships Education 2020 County Lines Sex and Relationships Education and LGBT+ Gender Identity More information about the conference available here . Hear Jasvinder Sanghera CBE, a survivor of a […]

South West STEM Conference – Save the date!

Friday 18 October, Sandy Park, Exeter Join us for a day of all things STEM. This interactive full day event will inspire and show you how to bring STEM into the classroom without costing the earth. The conference will have a mixture of keynotes addressing the importance of having a strong STEM ethos within a primary school and […]

20 May 2019

EXPIRED The Mix Festival 2019 – Spaces Limited

Wednesday 26 June 2019 – Dartington Hall, Totnes – 10:00 – 16:00 Live music performances from The Kaizens, Future DJs & HM Band of the Royal Marines. Whole class ensemble tuition workshops – including brass, strings, steel pans, samba and taiko drumming. Vocal workshops with the Royal Opera House and Friday afternoons. Secondary zone – […]

School Organisation: Brayford, Umberleigh and High Bickington Academy Schools

The Regional Schools Commissioner for the South West has recently approved the following changes: Umberleigh Academy has changed its age range from 3-11 to 2-11 years of age. This has been implemented with immediate effect Brayford Academy has changed its age range from 3-11 to 2-11 years of age. This has been implemented with immediate […]

Curriculum as a social justice seminar

Tuesday 9 July 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 09:15 – 12:45 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 […]

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, young people and staff within schools. Professor Tamsin Ford from the University of Exeter will be sharing her research into the effectiveness of services and interventions to support […]

Vocabulary Conference with Jean Gross: The Wonder of Words

Don’t miss the early bird price. Wednesday 6 November 2019 at Exeter: 09:15 – 15:30 If a child has started school with a word gap then this is likely to continue throughout their education and beyond unless careful and structured teaching is put in place to address this. This event will be exploring the importance […]

Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) Update Briefings: Autumn 2019

As part of our commitment to improve the support for off site visits and outdoor education we are continuing to offer a series of network meetings to support EVCs. It is not expected for EVCs to attend EVC training every 3 years but to attend these half day network meetings as a means of keeping […]

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