Tag Archives: schools

Devon councillor elected national chair of school funding campaign

Devon has a new national champion in the continuing fight for fair funding for schools.

Posted on: 15 October 2018 | Posted in: | No Comments

No glass ceiling for pupils at North Devon special school which is ‘close to outstanding’

A North Devon special school has been rated good again by education inspectors who say it is close to outstanding.

Posted on: 13 July 2018 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

Exeter head and school chosen for key national role

An Exeter special school and its headteacher have become the first in Devon to be appointed to a prestigious national role.

Posted on: 2 July 2018 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
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New £7 million ‘fabulous’ Dartington school opens

Pupils and staff have moved into Dartington’s new £7 million primary school. The school had to be re-built after the previous ‘eco-building’ developed serious faults and had to be demolished.

Posted on: 18 May 2018 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Newton Abbot, test out designs to increase cycling and walking

New street designs were put to the test outside of St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Newton Abbot at a recent event aimed at encouraging more families to walk and cycle to school

Posted on: 26 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment

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 headteacher for Pilton Community College

A new headteacher has been appointed for Pilton Community College.

Posted on: 20 February 2018 | Posted in: Education
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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

Passion and commitment of staff benefit students

A North Devon special school has again been praised for the quality of its residential care.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | Posted in: Education

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