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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.

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9 July 2019

Pathways – support for young people with complex health needs

Transferring young people with complex needs from a Consultant Paediatrician to a Consultant Adult Physician.

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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 agencies’ understanding of SEND and Early Help.

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.

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28 May 2019

Tickets for the 2019 Early Help Roadshows are now available

Tickets for the Early Help Roadshows, taking place across Devon in June and July 2019, are now available. Book your ticket here!

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23 May 2019

SEND Strategic Review – capital funding 2019-20

Devon County Council is funding improvements to SEND provision in schools. They have published the SEN plans and how they decided to spend the money.

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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.”

Councillor James McInnes, Devon County Council
8 May 2019

Devon’s Deputy Leader calls for more cash for schools and special education

Devon County Council’s deputy leader and Cabinet member for schools, James McInnes, has written to Education Secretary Damian Hinds on behalf of all the political parties on the council calling for more money for education.

Little boy with special needs using headphones staring upwards
9 April 2019

Working together to improve SEND services in Devon

All of the services supporting children and young people with SEND were inspected in December 2018.As a result, the Local Authority and NHS Devon were asked to make improvements. A Draft Written Statement of Action has been prepared to show how we will make these improvements.

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7 February 2019

Devon’s local area SEND inspection report

In Jo Olsson’s letter, she affirms the commitment of partners to continue the programme of improvement, which Inspectors confirmed was on the right track.


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