School Types: All Academy Schools - Academy Secondary Schools

Week of: 23 September 2019 - 29 September 2019

Protect your school’s reputation – Data protection and cyber security

Thursday 12 March 2020 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:00 – 12:30 Not everyone is comfortable in assessing whether a breach needs to be reported and with the risk of a fine, who can blame them? This seminar will include some top tips, take away guides and a personal data breach scenario to work through. […]

Dr Sue Roffey and Sue Cowley host this years Babcock behaviour conference

Thursday 21 November 2019 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:00 – 15:45 Being good isn’t just about right and wrong, following the rules or doing what we are told. It is about the whole person, their sense of self, feeling safe, intrinsic motivation, positive relationships and more. This conference will explore the link between wellbeing […]

A seminar to support children who have experienced a loss or berevement

Thursday 10 October 2019 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:00 – 12:45 “Sorry for your loss” is a comment we often hear, and sometimes use ourselves, when we are in a situation where someone has experienced a loss or bereavement. Usually well intentioned and mostly kind – we are usually left feeling awkward and wishing […]

Autism and Girls Workshop (North Devon)

This is a half day course and will cover the following topics: Why has there traditionally been such a pronounced (1:4) gender difference in diagnosis rates? Key areas of difference in relation to girls with autism Pre-diagnosis indicators Key strategies in relation to both universal and targeted approach Working with parents Useful resources The workshop […]

Autism and girls workshop

This is a half day course and will cover the following topics: Why has there traditionally been such a pronounced (1:4) gender difference in diagnosis rates? Key areas of difference in relation to girls with autism Pre-diagnosis indicators Key strategies in relation to both universal and targeted approach Working with parents Useful resources The workshop […]

Bradford Primary and Bridgerule C of E Primary Academy Schools

Following consultation, proposals to lower the age ranges of Bradford Primary School and Bridgerule C of E Primary Academy Schools (part of the Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust) have both been approved. Both schools lowered their age range from 4-11 to 2-11 years of age from 4 September 2019. Background details on the Bradford Primary School […]

Holbeton Primary School – proposal to lower age range

Following consultation, a proposal to lower the age range of Holbeton Primary School from 4-11 years to 2-11 years from September 2019 has been approved. Background details are available via: https://www.devon.gov.uk/haveyoursay/consultations/holbeton-primary-school-consultation-on-change-of-age-range/

DASH Update: Autumn Term – 19 September 2019 – Issue 1

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23 September 2019

Teachers pay award and model pay policy – update

Please view the link below for the communication from HR ONE, providing an update on the Teachers Pay award for 2019 and the updated Model Pay Policy. Please see in particular the important information regarding the implementation of the pay award and action for schools by 25 October 2019.

Attachment based mentoring for designated teachers, SENCos and senior leaders

This 1 day course provides a comprehensive overview of the key components of the attachment based mentoring approach attachment and relationships (being a significant adult) – The theories which underpin our understanding of effective relationships and their role in development, learning and well-being as well as developing the skills and practical strategies that we need […]

Attachment Based Mentoring

It is widely recognised that vulnerable children struggle to access learning and experience success at school. With interventions purely designed to move them on with learning, they often have difficulty engaging and making progress. Perhaps something else is needed? Attachment based mentoring is a relational, child centred and holistic approach to supporting our most vulnerable […]

Draft Admissions Policy

Link to a short survey for schools to complete prior to the 2021-2022 admissions consultation.    

"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."