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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We would like to reassure you that we are closely monitoring the situation and working with the government and NHS. For guidance on coronavirus and the latest information on the situation in Devon, visit Devon County Council’s coronavirus (COVID-19) advice page. For more advice on how to stay healthy and active, visit NHS Devon. Or for guidance on keeping safe and new police powers, visit Devon and Cornwall Police’s coronavirus page.

Vicky Ford MP Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families
31 May 2020

Open letter to parents and carers of children with SEND

Open letter to parents and carers of children with SEND, from Vicky Ford MP Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families

two hands passing a paper heart
30 May 2020

Does someone you know deserve an honour?

You can nominate someone who lives in the UK for a national honour for their contribution to the response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

A young person using a laptop
29 May 2020

Spot and prevent online exploitation

As we’re all spending more time online at the moment, it’s important to remember that offenders are using the internet – social media, chats or games – to target people.

Jo Olsson
21 May 2020

Update for colleagues from Jo Olsson – 21st May

As we move into the next phase of coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to give colleagues a clear overview of the current situation and our plan moving forward.

A mother holding her baby
14 May 2020

Advice for single parents

For many single parents, the thought of becoming unwell with coronavirus (COVID-19) while having children to protect and care for is a very real worry.

Jo Olsson
14 May 2020

Update for colleagues from Jo Olsson – 14th May

As we move into the next phase of coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to give colleagues a clear overview of the current situation and our plan moving forward.

Jo Olsson
21 May 2020

Update for colleagues from Jo Olsson – 21st May

As we move into the next phase of coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to give colleagues a clear overview of the current situation and our plan moving forward.

a female student holding a folder
19 May 2020

Latest school opening details for May Half Term 2020

The latest school opening details for May half term 2020 are available on the Devon County Council website.

a primary school pupil
19 May 2020

Open letter about planned re-opening of schools

As you will have heard, some children will be returning to school from the 1st June, if it is safe to do so. 

two hands passing a paper heart
30 May 2020

Does someone you know deserve an honour?

You can nominate someone who lives in the UK for a national honour for their contribution to the response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

a collection of empty bottles
28 May 2020

Concerned about your drinking?

A lot of people are finding that they are drinking alcohol a bit more regularly than usual during the lockdown. If you’re concerned about your drinking, support is available.

Jo Olsson
21 May 2020

Update for colleagues from Jo Olsson – 21st May

As we move into the next phase of coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to give colleagues a clear overview of the current situation and our plan moving forward.

A young person using a laptop
29 May 2020

Spot and prevent online exploitation

As we’re all spending more time online at the moment, it’s important to remember that offenders are using the internet – social media, chats or games – to target people.

Jo Olsson
21 May 2020

Update for colleagues from Jo Olsson – 21st May

As we move into the next phase of coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to give colleagues a clear overview of the current situation and our plan moving forward.

two people hugging
20 May 2020

Help and support for victims of sexual abuse

This is a difficult and worrying time for everyone – but particularly so for any adults and children subjected to sexual abuse. Please remember that help and support is available

Vicky Ford MP Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families
31 May 2020

Open letter to parents and carers of children with SEND

Open letter to parents and carers of children with SEND, from Vicky Ford MP Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families

Jo Olsson
21 May 2020

Update for colleagues from Jo Olsson – 21st May

As we move into the next phase of coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to give colleagues a clear overview of the current situation and our plan moving forward.

Jo Olsson
14 May 2020

Update for colleagues from Jo Olsson – 14th May

As we move into the next phase of coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to give colleagues a clear overview of the current situation and our plan moving forward.


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