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6 August 2020

Resources for schools and parents to help the return to school

With schools set to reopen in September, Public Health England has a produced a range of free resources for schools and parents to reassure families about the return to school and to help ensure it happens safely.

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27 July 2020

31 August deadline for 30 hours funded childcare

If you’re a working parent and have a 3 or 4-year-old child, and your income has changed, you could still be eligible for 30 hours of early learning and childcare per week from September.

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20 July 2020

More libraries reopen from today

Our libraries started reopening earlier this month, and from today, Monday 20 July, more libraries will be opening to public access with the expected rules around social distancing.

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15 July 2020

Kooth mental wellbeing support for young people

With the end of term approaching, we wanted to remind you that young people in Devon can access free and confidential mental health support over the summer at Kooth.com.

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10 July 2020

Return to school in September

School attendance will again be mandatory from the beginning of the new academic year. Read the latest guidance on what you need to know about the return in the autumn term.

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10 July 2020

Summer holiday provision and other childcare

It’s been confirmed that out-of-school provision for children will be able to operate this summer. So you can now find out which schemes are intending to open during the holidays.

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6 July 2020

Phased reopening of libraries

Libraries will begin to reopen with a limited number of services from Monday 6 July.

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2 July 2020

New guidance about out-of-school settings

The government have published new guidance for parents and carers covering changes to out-of-school settings for children and young people.

Jo Olsson
19 June 2020

Update for colleagues from Jo Olsson – 19th June

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

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19 June 2020

Return to schools update from Dawn Stabb

Dawn Stabb, Devon County Council’s Head of Education and Learning, has set out Devon’s response to the Government’s plans for a wider return to school in an open letter to parents and carers.


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