Tag Archives: Cllr James McInnes

New support helps asylum seeking children make new lives in Devon

The county of Devon is providing a chance to start life afresh free from fear for children who have arrived on their own in the UK having fled conflict in their native countries.

Posted on: 7 August 2018 | Posted in: Community | 2 Comments

More families apply for Devon secondary school place

There’s been another increase in the number of children applying for a place at a secondary school in Devon this September. Devon County Council today announced it was offering more than 98 per cent of families one of their three preferences.

Posted on: 1 March 2018 | Posted in: Education

New facility doubles the number of nursery places

Whipton Barton Infants and Nursery School has doubled the number of early years places available for children aged 2 to 4 years, from 39 to 78 places.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | Posted in: Education

Work starts on first Primary School for Sherford

Building work has started on the first primary school at Sherford.

Posted on: 4 October 2017 | Posted in: Education

Education secretary confirms details of new funding system for schools

Education Secretary Justine Greening has confirmed details of a new funding system for schools in England.

Posted on: 14 September 2017 | Posted in: Education

Can you find suitable childcare that meets your needs?

We’re asking parents of pre-school age children to let us know if they can’t find suitable childcare. It’s so that we can help parents arrange the childcare hours they need, and because we want to know where there’s not enough provision to meet demand.

Posted on: 17 August 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Celebration of headteachers’ service to Devon’s children

A celebration of nearly 300 years of service to children in Devon by 10 headteachers has been held by the county’s schools chiefs.

Posted on: 17 July 2017 | Posted in: Education
Turf cutting on land next to the Bloor Homes development, Loddiswell

New £2.9 million primary school for South Hams village

Work has begun on a new £2.9 million primary school for Loddiswell.

Posted on: 13 July 2017 | Posted in: Education
primary schoolchildren

Sponsors sought for new Okehampton primary school

A new primary school is set to be built in Okehampton.

Posted on: 6 July 2017 | Posted in: Education

New £2.9 million primary school for South Hams village

Work on a new £2.9 million primary school for Loddiswell will start next month. The new four-class school will be built on land next to the Bloor Homes development. Work is set to be completed by March 2018.

Posted on: 21 June 2017 | Posted in: Education
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