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15 January 2021

Additional funding for school meals

Extra funding is being provided to support schools to provide food parcels or meals to children who are eligible for free school meals. 

15 January 2021

Provision of laptops and data to support remote learning

The Government is providing extra laptops and tablets to support children who do not already have access to a device for remote learning.

15 January 2021

Exams and school attendance update

GCSEs and A and AS Level exams will not go ahead this summer, with some form of teacher-assessed grading to be used instead.

7 January 2021

Autism training course for school leaders

An autism training course providing practical support and resources for school leaders is starting this January.

7 January 2021

Primary school admissions – September 2021

Parents have until Friday 15th January to make their application for their child’s Primary School place for September 2021.

7 January 2021

BBC to put lessons on TV during lockdown

The BBC is helping children keep up with their studies during the latest lockdown, by broadcasting lessons on BBC Two, CBBC and online.

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6 January 2021

Schools to stay open for vulnerable children and children of key workers

Schools, colleges, special schools, and alternative provision will remain open during lockdown for vulnerable children and the children of critical workers.  

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11 November 2020

UK Youth Parliament Make Your Mark Ballot 2020

Mark Your Mark allows 11-18 year olds to have their say on the issues that mean the most to them. Voting is opening throughout November.

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11 November 2020

Greener Devon 2020

Led by Devon’s Youth Parliament, Greener Devon Week highlighted the issue of climate change and promoted green ideas to help save the environment.

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11 September 2020

Update from Jo Olsson on Head of Children’s Social Care

An update from Jo Olsson, Devon County Council’s Chief Officer for Children’s Services and Chair of the DCFP Executive Group


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