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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 | No Comments

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

New headteacher for Pilton Community College

A new headteacher has been appointed for Pilton Community College.

Posted on: 20 February 2018 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
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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 | No Comments

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 | 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

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

Centre of excellence to expand if Dawlish special schools merge

Dawlish’s two special educational needs schools are proposing to merge. They say it will allow them to provide even better opportunities for pupils with additional educational needs and increase the number of places for vulnerable children.

Posted on: 1 November 2017 | Posted in: Education

Farmwise Devon shows children where good food comes from

Scores of primary school children will migrate to Exeter next week to discover where good food comes from.

Posted on: 5 October 2017 | Posted in:
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