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Councillor James McInnes, Devon County Council
17 July 2019

Senior Devon councillor leads coalition on fair funding for schools

Devon County Council’s deputy leader and Cabinet member for schools, James McInnes, is helping to lead the coalition as national chairman of the fair funding group f40.

Child's hand painting on a wall with coloured paints
10 July 2019

Major investment to improve special needs education in Devon

More than £1 million is to be spent on improving special needs education in Devon. Devon County Council’s Cabinet approved the investment at its meeting on Wednesday 10 July.

children racing past camera in school playground
2 July 2019

SEND and Early Help survey

A Devon-wide survey of all agencies that engage with the DCFP is being carried out to gauge understanding of SEND and Early Help.

Graham Hill outside the college, head Pilton Community College
21 June 2019

New head’s improvements win backing from inspectors

The new headteacher of a North Devon secondary school has won the strong support of independent inspectors for the improvements he is making to students’ education.

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.

Big Pedal award winners at Pinhoe Primary
17 June 2019

Devon schools reduce carbon dioxide on journey to school

Pupils from 29 Devon schools, who took part in the annual Big Pedal challenge organised by cycling and walking charity Sustrans, walked, cycled and scooted their way to make an astonishing 45,465 journeys.

Teacher standing in front of pupils in classroom setting
7 June 2019

Safer working practice guidance: if you work in an educational setting

Guidance for safer working practice for those working with children and young people in education settings – May 2019.

People sitting at computers doing online training and coding
4 June 2019

Invitation to the regional Online Safety Update session from the UK Safer Internet Centre

A chance for professionals in the local community to learn about out about free resources and services that will help them to keep children and adults safer online.

Card example for care leavers
1 June 2019

Devon Card for care leavers

This is a pre-paid card which can be loaded with care leaver entitlements in a safe and efficient way to manage entitlements. It provides a new and secure way of receiving and spending funds.

Independent Visitor volunteer listening to a young person in meeting
1 June 2019

Befriend a local young person in care

Could you provide support and friendship to a young person in care? Independent Visitor volunteers wanted in Devon.


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