Tag Archives: Education

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 | 2 Comments
children playing school

Stark funding gap remains between schools in Devon and London

Education chiefs in Devon are renewing their campaign for fair funding for schools with a detailed dossier on the stark funding gap that still exists with the South East.

Posted on: 16 January 2018 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

Pupils’ curiosity and learning stimulated at good village school

The curiosity and learning of pupils at an East Devon village school is stimulated by enticing classrooms and common areas, according to independent inspectors.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

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 | No Comments

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
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Extra cash for Devon’s schools

Schools across Devon stand to gain £7.5 million more from the Government’s proposed new funding formula, it has been revealed.

Posted on: 20 September 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

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
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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
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