Latest figures show that number of children currently attending schools across Devon has gone up to 93 per cent – that compares to 90 per cent nationally
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Devon County Council’s deputy leader James McInnes has written to the Government outlining a number of changes to special needs education regulations which would save money whilst still providing high quality care for vulnerable children.
Devon County Council has been working with schools, colleges and transport operators to plan for the full return of students in September, following the school transport guidelines set up by The Department for Education (DfE)
All 1,575 babies born in Devon during the height of the lockdown, from March 1 to May 31, received a phone assessment and a community clinic appointment.
Devon County Council’s deputy leader and Cabinet member for schools, James McInnes, has written to Education Secretary Gavin Williamson asking him for much greater clarity on how the return to class will be achieved.
Around 40 per cent of families took up the offer of classes for their children in Devon’s primary schools this week.
Families in Devon are being urged to check if their children are eligible for free school meals as the coronavirus crisis creates more hardship across the county.