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28 August 2020

Everything you need to know for the return to school in September

Useful information and resources to help you and your child prepare for the return to school in September.

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18 August 2020

Free online training in speech, language and communication needs

ICAN and nasen (National Association for Special Educational Needs) have joined forces to publish free online training aimed at practitioners working in Early Years settings.

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18 August 2020

Small Grants Scheme for disabled children

We are inviting SEND providers to apply to our Small Grants Scheme. The scheme provides funding of up to £5,000.

Jo Olsson
12 August 2020

Update for colleagues from Jo Olsson – 12th August

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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12 August 2020

A-level and GCSE exam results

Here’s what you need to know about this year’s A-level and GCSE results.

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12 August 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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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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31 July 2020

New parents urged to claim Child Benefit

New parents in Devon are being urged to claim Child Benefit, even if they have not yet been able to register the birth of their newborns due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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31 July 2020

Parents urged not to use a facemask on their baby

Parents and guardians of babies under three years old are advised not to cover their child’s mouth with a facemask as it could cause breathing difficulties.

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30 July 2020

Early Help summer holiday arrangements

A number of Early Help arrangements are in place this summer to help you get the support you need over the holidays.