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3 October 2019

New deal for Devon’s children and families launched

An ambitious new vision for how public services will come together to better help and support children and their families in Devon is being launched this week.

Young boy learning to use an iPad
23 August 2019

The Speech, Language and Communication Framework

A new tool to help professionals improve how they support the development of essential communication skills in the children and young people they work with.

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12 August 2019

Have you thought about becoming a childminder?

Would you like to set up a childminding business? This two-day course, run by Devon’s Early Years and Childcare Service, will prepare you for Ofsted registration.

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4 July 2019

Early Years Pupil Premium for Children in Care

You will need to completed the Early Years Pupil Premium Form for Children In Care for funding and supported by a copy of the appropriate order.

What you have been saying about the DCFP in words: integrity, kindness, partnership, honesty and passion are key
17 June 2019

Children and Young People’s Plan 2019-2022: we want to hear your feedback

We have developed the Children and Young Peoples Plan from the things that staff, parents and children have told us are important. We are now checking we have got this right.

Debbie and James from Devon use 30 hours free childcare for their daughter Ivy pictured here hiding under a chair
1 June 2019

30 hours free childcare benefitting Devon families

Debbie and Jamie from Devon share how they could only afford childcare for one day a week before taking up #30hours.

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11 May 2019

Ofsted Annual Conversation and Focused Visit

Ofsted “left with a clear sense of the key milestones in the local authority’s improvement journey, the challenges that remain, and plans for future improvement.”

Toddler playing in the woods
10 May 2019

Children’s services from Virgin Care now integrated to Devon County Council

Welcoming new staff from Children’s Community Health and Wellbeing Services from Public Health Nursing, Portage, ROVICs and Children’s Homes.


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