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Monthly Communication Archives: July 2023

School Organisation: proposals to change the age range

Following completion of the relevant statutory processes and consultation: the proposal to change the age range of Denbury Primary School from 4-11 to 2-11 years of age has been approved. This will take effect from September 2023. the proposal to change the age range of Highweek Community Primary and Nursery School from 3-11 to 2-11 Continue reading →

EXPIRED Landkey Community Primary Academy: Proposal to change the age range

Landkey Community Primary Academy proposes to extend its age range from aged 4-11 to 2-11 years, starting in January 2024. Initially, the Academy plans to admit three and four-year-olds to the reception class, establishing a Foundation Stage Unit, with the intention of later accommodating two-year-olds. Further information is available at Landkey Primary Academy: proposal to Continue reading →

Education conferences 23/24 – the line up so far…

Early Years Foundation Stage conference 2023 – 5 October 2023 – Sandy Park, Exeter Designated teachers conference 2023 – 6 October 2023 – Sandy Park, Exeter Finance conference 2023 – 7 December 2023 – Sandy Park, Exeter SEND conference 2024 – 6 June 2024 – Sandy Park, Exeter Safeguarding conference 2024 – 20 June 2024 – Sandy Continue reading →

EXPIRED Lady Seaward’s Church of England Primary School: proposal to change age range

It is proposed to lower the age range of Lady Seaward’s CE Primary School from 4 – 11 years to 2 – 11 years of age with effect from 1st January 2024. For further information, please see: Lady Seaward’s Church of England Primary School: proposal to change the age range Responses to this consultation will Continue reading →

Devon Designated Teachers Conference 2023 – Keep me in mind

Devon Virtual School – conference Friday 6 October 2023 – Sandy Park, Exeter All children need to feel welcomed, safe and known in their school. Children in care need this even more, as often school is their only comfort in life. How can we ensure our schools help every child thrive and want to attend Continue reading →

Prepare your year 3’s for future school residentials with our 1-night programme

Book now for a fun packed adventure with the Dartmoor Centres! This mini programme is designed for year 3’s to have fun and experience Dartmoor. It includes one night away, which will help children get used to school residentials before embarking on them in future years. Example programme: £45 +VAT per a child with no Continue reading →

6 July 2023

Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) research in the South West

The Emerald lab at the University of York is conducting research into camouflaging in young people with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD). We are seeking the support of secondary schools in the South West, to help share information about the project, with families of pupils aged 14-17 years, with Developmental Language Disorder. As part of the Continue reading →

5 July 2023
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EXPIRED Normal round admission process change

Information from the school admissions team informing schools of a change in process for parent/carers. The Local Authority will no longer send UID Letters to families. Families are now able to register an interest ahead of the application process starting. Please read the letter being posted to schools for more details, and some suggested text Continue reading →