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Monthly Communication Archives: October 2020

PSHE lesson plans for drugs, alcohol and tobacco

The PSHE Association drug and alcohol schemes of work for key stages 1-4 have been developed for Public Health England. This pack includes lesson plans and resources for each key stage — with knowledge organisers included — as well as a comprehensive teacher guidance document, and a briefing on the evidence base underpinning effective drug […]

Torbay and Devon Music Conference: Let’s Make Music Happen!

Thursday 22 October 2020 – Hosted Virtually Via Click Meetings – 09:00 -15:45 Morning 09:00 – 12.00 ‘Ofsted and the Primary Music Curriculum’ with Dr Alison Daubney – Senior Teaching Fellow, University of Sussex ‘COVID-friendly Drumming and Body Percussion in the Classroom’ with Mike Simpson from Inspire-Works Afternoon 12.45-15.45 ‘Music Unlocked: COVID-19 Guidance for Schools’ […]

Early Years Conference: Building a Quality Curriculum!

Tuesday 24 November 2020 – Virtual Conference hosted via Click Meetings – 09:00 – 12:30 ‘Children’s brains develop more quickly, they learn more rapidly between the ages of 0 and 7 than at any other stage. So the experiences children have at this time really count. What you do makes all the difference.’ – Amanda Spielman, Chief […]

Making our Curriculum Anti-Racist in Devon

Thursday 5 November 2020 – Virtually Hosted via Click Meetings – 09:00 – 13:15 Join us for a morning of inspiring discussions on how and why we need to make our curriculums anti-racist. Leave with a video of the conference for staff training, a pack of take-way, practical resources and assemblies and a deeper understanding […]

Mathematics Training by Babcock LDP

The Mathematics team offer up-to-date guidance and support to enable schools to develop and enhance their understanding of how children learn and the most effective ways to support learning. Developing Early Number Sense – Various dates from May 2021 Developing Reasoning Programme: Nursery to Y1 – Various dates from Jan 2021 Developing Reasoning Programme: Y1 […]

Safeguarding Conference 2020 has gone virtual!

Tuesday 15 December 2020 – Virtually Hosted via Click Meetings – 09:30 – 15:30 The 2020 Conference focuses on the exploitation and abuse of children, both sexual and criminal. You will: hear from expert speakers with personal experience of child sexual abuse and knife crime/gang related activities attend sessions delivered by the Devon Sexual Abuse […]

Devon SLS Updates Newsletter: Autumn Term – 9 October 2020 – Issue 1

Read the latest updates newsletter from Devon Schools Leadership Services (Devon SLS). Sign up for future newsletters to be delivered directly to your inbox – subscribe or manage your subscription preferences via the links below: Devon SLS Primary Newsletter           Devon SLS Secondary Newsletter

Teachers’ Pay Award and Model Pay Policy 2020

The communication below contains important information for schools relating to the teachers’ pay award effective from 1 September 2020, the availability of the model Pay Policy, and actions required by schools prior to 30 October 2020 for payroll purposes.

Devon and Torbay Music Conference: Making Music Happen in the ‘New Normal’

Thursday 22 October 2020 – Hosted Virtually Via Click Meetings – 09:00 -15:45 Classroom (specialist and non-specialist), instrumental and vocal practitioners are invited to join us for a day of informative, thought-provoking and inspirational workshops that will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to make music happen in your school in the aftermath of […]

Making our Curriculum Anti-Racist in Devon

Thursday 5 November 2020 – Virtually Hosted via Click Meetings – 09:00 – 12:30 As educators we are in the privileged position of having influence and making change happen so that we can help make a better future for all; as Devon is county with predominantly white schools we have an even bigger job in […]

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