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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.

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.

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.

School child at desk with head in hands, female teacher looking concerned for him
20 May 2019

Devon Inclusion Toolkit: ‘No Need to Exclude’

The toolkit is to support schools to avoid permanent exclusions. The pack contains a variety of useful information, resources, links and is designed for whole school use to raise awareness for teachers.

Post it notes on a planning board stuck to the wall
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.”


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