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Monthly Communication Archives: December 2022

Process for reporting temporary school closures

This last week or so has seen unseasonably cold temperatures, and some Devon schools have already had to either fully or partially close due to adverse weather conditions. We thought it may be useful to remind schools of the process for reporting any temporary closures. Now would be a good time to test your log-in Continue reading →

13 December 2022

Devon Education Services (DCC) schools’ bulletin – December 2022

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EXPIRED Do you know the next members of the Von Trapp Family?

Exeter Musical Society, formerly Exeter Amateur Operatic Society, is the oldest amateur musical society in Exeter, founded in 1904. Following the society’s recent success with a modern and vibrant staging of “Shrek the Musical”, by contrast, “The Sound of Music” has been selected for the next production. This collaboration between Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein Continue reading →

EXPIRED Free PSHE CPD information for all Devon schools from Rethink Periods

We deliver fully funded Rethink Periods CPD teacher training sessions. The Environment Agency is funding 50 primary and secondary schools in Devon and Cornwall to attend training, receive PSHE Association quality mark full teaching resources (including lesson plans, PPTs, worksheets, editable letters to carers, posters for your school) and a demo box of period products Continue reading →

Approved: Proposal to expand Marland School onto a satellite site at East-the-Water, Bideford

The proposal to expand Marland School onto a satellite site at East-the-Water, Bideford from April 2023 to provide up to 40 additional Social, Emotional and Mental Health places has been approved by DCC’s Cabinet, following completion of the statutory process. Background information and the reasons for the decision is available via: Expanding Marland School onto Continue reading →

School Leadership Update – working together to improve school attendance

FAO Headteachers and School Leaders 8th December 2022 (3.45 – 5pm) via Microsoft Teams In addition to providing an overview of the DfE  ‘Working together to improve school attendance’ the session will provide you with important updates regarding the resources that have been developed to support you and your staff to implement the new guidance Continue reading →