Tag Archives: Cllr James McInnes

Young people asked, what’s so good about Exeter?

What’s Exeter really like to live, work or go to school or college in if you’re aged between 14 and 21?

Posted on: 17 October 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Council supports NHS consortium as preferred bidder for children’s health and wellbeing services in Devon

NEW Devon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) recommended that Devon Children and Families Alliance (The Alliance) be selected as the preferred bidder for the 23.8 million-a-year contract, of which Devon County Council contributes £1.6m. The contract will be awarded for seven years from 1 April 2019, with an option to extend it for a further three years.

Posted on: 10 October 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

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