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Interests: Curriculum

Week of: 16 January 2023 - 22 January 2023

2023 Nursery Admissions policy

The Devon County Council Nursery Admissions policy has been updated for 2023; please follow the link for community and voluntary controlled schools to action and update their school nursery policy. DCC Nursery Admissions policy All other schools may use this policy for their nursery and preschool provision if they wish. There is a template that Continue reading →

17 January 2023
For Action

Home to School Transport Consultation

We would be grateful if schools could share the information below in any newsletters or emails going out to parents and carers. Devon County Council is consulting on its arrangements for home-to-school transport. Currently Devon County Council charges £600 per annum (with a £30.00 discount if the full-year cost is paid in full) for concessionary Continue reading →

English and Mathematics Training

Mathematics: Maths subject leader consultation session – various dates Primary maths subject leader meetings – various dates  Year 4 multiplication tables check briefing – 9 or 23 Feb (online) Maths mind snacks for teachers – various dates in spring Developing Early Number Sense Programme – 2 sessions – starts 12 June 2023 Supporting Children in Maths Lessons Programme: Professional Development for Teaching Assistants – 4 sessions – starts 26 Jan 2023 English: Continue reading →

17 January 2023

Teaching resources from the English team

BookWrites: using real texts to teach writing 200+ Teaching sequences for writing. This is an annual subscription to a series of detailed learning activities written around high-quality suggested texts that model effective and exciting writing. Find out more about the 1-year subscription Assessment of Writing Assessment of writing is designed to support teachers in making Continue reading →

17 January 2023

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