All children who are entitled to free school meals will still be able to receive them – even if they are not attending school
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The county council has confirmed its full support for heads and school leaders in the difficult decisions they have to make. Devon County Council’s deputy leader and Cabinet member for schools, James McInnes, said: “We support our school leaders inaaa
In a letter Cllr McInnes, DCC’s Cabinet Member for Schools urges the Education Secretary to ensure that Devon has the resources to deliver a ‘Covid-safe education’.
There’s always a rise in the number of bugs and illness at the start of term, and this year for obvious reasons, there has been a heightened awareness of when our children feel unwell, though in most cases this will not be coronavirus (COVID-19).
Schools have over the last couple of weeks welcomed back students for the new term. For some, that’s the first time back since March, and for others it’s a new start altogether.
More than 90 per cent of Devon pupils are already back in school as the new academic year gets under way in the county. That compares with an average of 96 per cent in normal times.
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’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.