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Monthly Communication Archives: May 2023

EXPIRED Statutory Data Collection 2023

Schools and settings should submit their data for the EYFSP, Phonics, KS1 and KS2 in the next few weeks. Further details are below: Early Years Foundation Stage Profile (EYFSP) by 30 June 2023 (via Anycomms) Phonics screening checks and phonics screening rechecks (in 1 file)  by 27 June 2023 (via Anycomms). Please do not wait Continue reading →

June 2023 is Gypsy, Roma and Traveller history month

Through celebration, education and raising awareness, Gypsy, Roma and Traveller history month helps to raise awareness of these communities and their contributions to society, and to offset negative stereotyping and prejudices. Our GRT team are eager to support schools to celebrate and positively raise awareness of the Traveller history, culture and heritage during Traveller History Continue reading →

EXPIRED Cranbrook Special Free School

Following a successful bid by DCC to open a new special free school in Cranbrook, the DfE has now published details on how proposer groups can apply to establish and run the new school. Applicants are able to register their interest with the DfE by 5pm on 16 June 2023. The proposed school will be Continue reading →

School Census Bulletin – Summer 2023

DfE School Census Date: Thurs 18 May 2023 Return Date: Tues 23 May 2023 As you may be aware, the statutory School Census for the Spring Term takes place on Thu 18 May. We strongly recommend that schools begin to prepare for the School Census by ensuring that, so far as possible, pupil databases are Continue reading →

10 May 2023

Mill Water School

A consultation on the following two proposals has now ended: Proposal 1: to close the post 16 provision to new entrants from 2023/24 with Mill Water School thereby altering its age range from 3-19 to 3-16 Proposal 2: to increase the number of registered places at Mill Water School from 100 to 112 in the Continue reading →

EXPIRED Consultation: Highweek Community Primary and Nursery School

Devon County Council is consulting on a proposal to extend the age range of Highweek Community Primary and Nursery School from 3-11 to 2-11 years of age with effect from September 2023.  The school currently has a Nursery Class for children aged between 3 and 4 years old. The proposal is to take two-year-olds as Continue reading →

EXPIRED Consultation: Denbury Primary School

Devon County Council is consulting on a proposal to lower the age range of Denbury Primary School from 4-11 to 2-11 years of age with effect from September 2023. Denbury Primary School is a Community Primary school maintained by Devon County Council.  The proposal is to establish a Nursery Class for 2-, 3- and 4-year-olds. Continue reading →

English and mathematics professional development support offer 2023/24

Our English and Maths teams have just published their professional development support offer for 2023/24. Many of the courses and programmes are subsidised for Devon LA schools. Take a look now and secure your places: English offer Maths offer

3 May 2023

Bassetts Farm Primary School: Proposal to Change the Age Range

Following consultation, the Governing Board of Bassetts Farm Primary School met on 25 April 2023 and approved the proposal to lower the age range of the school from 4-11 years to 2-11 years of age from September 2023. Background information to this proposal is available here: Bassetts Farm Primary School Consultation on Change of Age Continue reading →