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Headteachers Leaving 2019 (GRW-Photography)

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 | No Comments
The Bishop of Exeter and the Chair of Devon County Council unveil a plaque.

Community Celebrates New School

Okehampton’s new primary school has been officially opened by the Chair of Devon County Council and the Bishop of Exeter.

Posted on: 11 July 2019 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
Councillor James McInnes

Devon’s Deputy Leader calls for more cash for schools and special education

Devon County Council’s deputy leader and Cabinet Member for Schools, James McInnes, has written to Education Secretary Damian Hinds on behalf of all the political parties on the council calling for more money for education

Posted on: 8 May 2019 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
picture of children sat at a long dining table, being served soft drinks at their meal

Exeter pupils rewarded for life skills

Twelve lucky Exeter school pupils have been out for a slap-up lunch as reward for their success in a novel life skills programme.

Posted on: 27 February 2019 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
Councillor James McInnes

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 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

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
Children, who are unidentifiable, playing in the school play ground

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

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
picture of two secondary school age children sat working at a desk

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