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Monthly Communication Archives: October 2019

Developing Fluency and Conceptual understanding through games

Participants will each receive a free Set D of this e-resource, which is focussed on the five times table. “The games were engaging and involved reasoning” “We really feel that the quality of discussion to be had with these resources will help our children.” “We could clearly see how we could use or adapt these […]

28 October 2019

DASH Update: Autumn term – 17 October 2019 – Issue 2

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DAPH Update: Autumn term – 17 October 2019 – Issue 2

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28 October 2019

EXPIRED Devon School Admissions and Transport Consultation

Dear Colleague Please find information in the link below about this year’s admissions and transport consultation: for School Admissions Policies and Education Transport Policy/Post-16 Transport policy for 2021-22. It is for your information and to invite you to review the LA’s proposed policies and those of individual schools across Devon* so you can comment on […]

SEND local offer website survey

Please cascade to parents and carers: Devon County Council is improving the information available for parents of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). We’d like to find out about parents and carers experience of using the Devon SEND Local Offer website for advice and support. Parents and carers views, comments […]

School administrators conference

As a school administrator your role is varied and complex, acting as the engine room for the whole school, and with more and more tasks falling to your workload, this conference will focus on some of the pressures you experience on a daily basis. Expert keynotes will discuss safeguarding, systems and procedures and task management, […]

Library Conference: Bibliotherapy for Wellbeing

Thursday 21 November 2019, Best Western Hotel, Tiverton, 09:00 – 15:30 Bibliotherapy recognises that books have the power to aid people in solving the issues they’re facing. The reading agency states “reading for pleasure can increase self-esteem, reduce symptoms of depression, help build better relationships with others, and reduce anxiety and stress”. During this year’s […]

Vocabulary conference with Jean Gross: The wonder of words

Wednesday 6 November 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 09:15 – 15:30 The term ‘word gap’ is typically used to refer to children in the Early Years or pupils starting in Reception with language development far below age related expectations, but we know that this issue affects a far wider range of children and […]

Babcock behaviour conference 2019 – Don’t miss out

Thursday 21 November 2019 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:00 – 15:45 Being good isn’t just about right and wrong, following the rules or doing what we are told. It is about the whole person, their sense of self, feeling safe, intrinsic motivation, positive relationships and more. This conference will explore the link between wellbeing […]

Great teaching masterclass with Tom Sherrington

Join us for a morning with Tom Sherrington, the writer of the best selling book “The Learning Rainforest: Great Teaching in Real Classrooms”. Keynotes Evidence-informed teaching. What Does it Look Like in practice? A round up of key findings from research and the world of cognitive science and the implications for teachers. This will include […]

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