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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.

Student's legs wearing jeans holding black bag on street
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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5 July 2019

NSPCC – How safe are our children?

The NSPCC has published its annual How safe are our children? report. This year the report focuses on online child abuse.

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4 July 2019

Early Years Pupil Premium for Children in Care

You will need to completed the Early Years Pupil Premium Form for Children In Care for funding and supported by a copy of the appropriate order.

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 agencies’ understanding of SEND and Early Help.

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24 June 2019

VOYC – Group 2 Awareness in Safeguarding Training

This course gives those working with children a greater understanding of the child protection identification, responding, recording and reporting processes.

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.

Girl looking away from camera with blonde hair in a dark street during the day
11 June 2019

Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel: first national review

The Panel will visit Devon and talk to the key people involved in one specific case looking at adolescents and criminal exploitation. 


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