School Types: All Academy Schools

Week of: 20 May 2019 - 26 May 2019

Accelerated Reader – Information Day

Accelerated Reading – Information Day Thursday 11 July 2019, 10.00am – 14.30pm -Free to all schools – lunch included Babcock School Library Service will be holding an AR information day at our centre in Willand. Margaret Allen will be joining us from Renaissance Learning A special offer to purchase books direct from our shelves and receive […]

Schools encouraged to be tick aware

Public Health England is encouraging schools, children and families to be tick aware this summer – ‘Tricky Ticks’ lesson plans are available that can be delivered in schools. These lesson plans have been developed with teachers for key stage 1 and 2 pupils and online teaching resources can be found on the TES website. PHE […]

DASH Update: Summer Term – 17 May 2019 – Issue 2

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DAPH Update: Summer Term – 16 May 2019 – Issue 2

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Behaviour, Inclusion and Safeguarding Network Meeting

The Behaviour, Inclusion and Safeguarding Network “does exactly what it says on the tin”! Most of those attending have a lead role or are key practitioners in one or more of these areas in Devon secondary schools. We also have colleagues from specialist settings and from other Counties join us. One of the Inclusion Officers […]

Curriculum as a Social Justice Seminar: Closing the Attainment Gap

Tuesday 9 July 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 09:15 – 12:45 With an increasing focus by OFSTED on the curriculum as a vehicle for minimising inequalities, schools will be particularly aware of the renewed incentive for ensuring their intent for curriculum design is clear and obvious. This masterclass will assist schools in highlighting […]

Only two weeks until the Babcock SEND Conference 2019

Thursday 6 June 2019 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:15 – 16:00 The 2019 SEND Conference will provide an invaluable opportunity for SENCOs and Leaders, across all phases, to update their SEN knowledge and improve the provision within their setting. Through high-quality keynote speakers, the day will inspire delegates with a national SEND update and […]

Data Collection 2019

Our Data Collection guidance has been sent in our May 2019 Data and Assessment update. All our updates are available to download on our website if you missed it. If you would like to receive the update directly please let us know by adding yourself to our mailing list. Kind regards Data and Assessment

Educational Psychology conference 2019

Thursday 4 July – Sandy Park, Exeter, 09:30 – 16:00 This year’s Educational Psychology conference will provide an invaluable insight into the psychological wellbeing of children, young people and staff within schools. Professor Tamsin Ford from the University of Exeter will be sharing her research into the effectiveness of services and interventions to support the […]

Celebrate cycling at your school during Bike Week!

Bike Week (8-16 June) aims to get people back in the saddle and enjoying the benefits of cycling for everyday journeys, fitness and fun – and all school staff are invited! Devon County Council have commissioned Love to Ride Devon, who are supporting Bike Week with a month-long cycle challenge in June. There are amazing […]

How to Get Your New RE Syllabus?

How to get your new RE syllabus? Hard copy Each school will receive a hard copy. Come to a launch event on 3, 4, 5 June and collect it in person (flyer can be accessed via the link below) Delegate another school to collect your syllabus from a launch event. Schools in a MAT or […]

Not long until the Safeguarding Conference: This is Us

Thursday 27 June 2019 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:30 – 15:45 The 2019 conference focusses on emerging themes for Devon schools. Workshops: Primary Health and Relationships Education 2020 County Lines Sex and Relationships Education and LGBT+ Gender Identity More information about the conference available here . Hear Jasvinder Sanghera CBE, a survivor of a […]

South West STEM Conference – Save the date!

Friday 18 October, Sandy Park, Exeter Join us for a day of all things STEM. This interactive full day event will inspire and show you how to bring STEM into the classroom without costing the earth. The conference will have a mixture of keynotes addressing the importance of having a strong STEM ethos within a primary school and […]

The Mix Festival 2019 – Spaces Limited

Wednesday 26 June 2019 – Dartington Hall, Totnes – 10:00 – 16:00 Live music performances from The Kaizens, Future DJs & HM Band of the Royal Marines. Whole class ensemble tuition workshops – including brass, strings, steel pans, samba and taiko drumming. Vocal workshops with the Royal Opera House and Friday afternoons. Secondary zone – […]

School Organisation: Brayford, Umberleigh and High Bickington Academy Schools

The Regional Schools Commissioner for the South West has recently approved the following changes: Umberleigh Academy has changed its age range from 3-11 to 2-11 years of age. This has been implemented with immediate effect Brayford Academy has changed its age range from 3-11 to 2-11 years of age. This has been implemented with immediate […]

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