A unique project has been launched by Learn Devon to support traders in Kingsbridge while teaching digital and work skills to their learners with learning disabilities
There’s been a big increase in the number of Devon families allocated their first preference primary school place this September – with 97.7% of families getting their first preference and 99.6% offered a place at one of their three preferred schools
Half a million pounds worth of supermarket vouchers to help families buy food over the Easter holidays
Families of more than 16,000 pupils currently receiving free school meals have automatically been sent the vouchers to help them buy food over two week holiday to replace the meals their child would have received at school during term-time.
A special fund has been set up by Devon County Council to support children having difficulties returning to school. The £1.9 million fund is being financed with Government cash to tackle the effects of the pandemic.
Schools and colleges across Devon, over the space of just a few days last March, shifted their focus from learning face to face in the classroom, to a model of remote learning, via Teams, Zoom or other online learning platforms.