Tag Archives: Education

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Devon schools call for clarity on September reopening

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.

Posted on: 25 June 2020 | Posted in: Education
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Open letter to parents and carers of children with SEND

Open letter to parents and carers of children with SEND, from Vicky Ford MP Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families.

Posted on: 31 May 2020
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Devon school staff on duty over Easter holidays to support key workers

Teachers and staff in nearly 170 Devon schools are working over the Easter holidays to provide care and support for the children of key workers

Posted on: 2 April 2020 | Posted in: Education
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New special school opens in Devon

A new Devon special school will welcome its first students on Monday.

Posted on: 6 September 2019 | Posted in: Education
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Cash boost for education in Devon

Devon could see an extra £20 million for education over the next two years following the Government’s spending review

Posted on: 5 September 2019 | Posted in: Education
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Devon headteachers honoured

Devon headteachers have been honoured for a lifetime of service to education at a special reception hosted by county council leaders. Devon County Council leader, John Hart, deputy leader and Cabinet Member for Schools, James McInnes and Head of Educationaaa

Posted on: 25 July 2019 | Posted in: Education
Sherford Vale Year 6 leavers

Sherford’s new school bids fond farewell to its first leavers

Sherford’s first primary school – Sherford Vale – has completed its first academic year and said goodbye to its first Year Six leavers

Posted on: 24 July 2019 | Posted in: Education
Councillor James McInnes

Senior Devon councillor leads coalition on fair funding for schools

Devon County Council’s deputy leader and Cabinet member for schools, James McInnes, is national chairman of the fair funding group f40, which has set out a long term plan for improved funding for education

Posted on: 17 July 2019 | Posted in: Education
Phil Randall, Headteacher at St Peter's

St Peter’s School rated excellent

St Peter’s Church of England secondary school in Exeter has been awarded the top grade of excellent following a two-day inspection.

Posted on: 5 June 2019 | Posted in: Education
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Devon’s young people ask for their voices to be heard

Young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Devon have been working on a film that encourages young people to have their voices heard, not ignored.

Posted on: 7 December 2018 | Posted in: Education