Atkinson Secure Children’s Home; ‘well-managed, caring, safe and effective’

Ofsted says that the home provides high quality education

Posted on: 13 December 2019 | Posted in: Education| No Comments
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High quality education at Ilfracombe Infants say inspectors

Ilfracombe Infant and Nursery School has achieved a remarkable turnaround after independent inspectors said it provided a high quality education in every area of its work.

Posted on: 11 December 2019 | Posted in: Education| No Comments
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Exciting learning in welcoming Exeter primary

Pupils enjoy their learning at an Exeter primary school where teachers ensure lessons are exciting and relevant, according to a new report.

Posted on: 11 December 2019 | Posted in: Education| No Comments
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Council backs construction of park and change site at Exeter Science Park

Devon County Council’s Cabinet has given the go ahead for a £2.2 million park and change scheme to be built to the east of Exeter Science Park

Posted on: 11 December 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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VideoTree planting initiatives take root

Devon County Council has teamed up with the Woodland Trust and the Devon Ash Dieback Resilience Forum to encourage communities and landowners to take part in free tree planting initiatives

Posted on: 5 December 2019 | Posted in: Environment| 12 Comments
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New classroom opened at village school

More than £75,000 has been invested by Shaugh Prior Primary School and Devon County Council on refurbishing a classroom at the school to benefit the children’s teaching and learning

Posted on: 5 December 2019| No Comments
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Tavistock Primary rated “good” across the board

Tavistock Primary School has been highlighted by Ofsted inspectors for providing a good education in every area of its work, and praising the behaviour and attitude of the children

Posted on: 5 December 2019 | Posted in: Education| No Comments
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Deadline extension for 5G “call for evidence”

The deadline for Devon County Council’s call for evidence on 5G technology has been extended until 1 January

Posted on: 4 December 2019 | Posted in: Environment| 12 Comments

Schools contribute to Devon Carbon Plan at Youth Climate Forum

The Forum was a chance for Devon’s young people to contribute to the Devon Carbon Plan, a blueprint which will lay out what we all must do to create a net-zero county.

Posted on: 3 December 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Warning to take extra care when travelling tomorrow morning

Road surface temperatures are set to fall below freezing across Devon again tonight – dropping lower than -4C in some parts of the county – and they aren’t expected to rise until around 10am tomorrow

Posted on: 2 December 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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