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11 February 2021

A message from our new Chief Officer for Children’s Services

Melissa Caslake is delighted to have joined Devon County Council and has shared the following update for Children’s Services staff and partners.

10 February 2021

Holiday activities and food programme

Devon County Council is seeking a wide range of partners to help develop the countywide holiday activities and food programme.

3 February 2021

Drive to tackle holiday hunger continues over February half-term

More than 15,000 children across Devon will be receiving food vouchers over half-term as Devon County Council combats holiday hunger.

19 January 2021

Chief Officer for Children’s Services Update

Devon’s new Chief Officer for Children’s Services, Melissa Caslake, will start with the County Council on 1 February 2021.

15 January 2021

New DiAS resources for SEND families

DiAS have published updated resources and information for parents about school and education during this lockdown.

15 January 2021

New YouTube channel for pre-school children

With TailfeatherTV, children can explore and engage with fun topics through dance, singing, signing, learning, and playing.

15 January 2021

Vaccinations update – 15 January

Both the Oxford vaccine and the Pfizer vaccine are now in use in Devon, while large vaccination sites across England are starting to open.

15 January 2021

Public warned about vaccine scam

Trading Standards has issued a warning about fake texts offering a COVID-19 vaccine in an attempt to steal bank details.

15 January 2021

Additional funding for school meals

Extra funding is being provided to support schools to provide food parcels or meals to children who are eligible for free school meals.