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Week of: 11 September 2023 - 17 September 2023

School Census bulletin 1 – autumn 2023

DfE School Census date: Thurs 5 Oct 2023 return date: Tues 10 Oct 2023 As you may be aware, the statutory School census for the autumn term takes place on Thu 5 October. We strongly recommend that schools begin to prepare for the school census by ensuring that, so far as possible, pupil databases are Continue reading →

15 September 2023

Autism and us parent programme

Devon’s popular autism and us programme returns this autumn, with a combination of four-week courses and one-off workshops. The Autism and Us programme offers support for families of children and young people who have an autism diagnosis, are waiting for one, and those not seeking a diagnosis but would welcome support. It is designed for Continue reading →

** New for autumn term – 2 fully funded sessions covering the topic of partnerships **

** New for autumn term – 2 fully funded sessions covering the topic of partnerships ** What is partnership? – 2 sessions on 2 Oct 2023 Exploring and explaining partnership options (a round table discussion) – 27 Sep 2023 Take a look at the full range of governance training for: Effective governance Effective clerking Key responsibilities Lunchtime Continue reading →

Outdoor education training

** New for autumn term ** Beach and water safety for schools – starts 3 Oct 2023 Take a look at all our outdoor education training including: **New free of charge** Training for school staff involved in Ten Tors and Duke of Edinburgh Award type activities – 20 or 26 Sep 2023 Coastal and Countryside Leader Continue reading →

EMTAS inset day training (fully funded for Devon maintained schools)

This training is open to all schools and academies and it’s fully funded for Devon maintained schools. Various dates, times and themes: Closing the EAL word gap. Gypsy, Roma, Traveller and Showmen. Improving EAL support. Supporting EAL children in the early years. Bullying, prejudice and racism incidents. Equality, diversity and inclusion.

"Weeks run from Monday to Sunday. Please note that weeks without communications to schools are ignored and the links will go to the last week where a communication was made in this category."