These pages include general information relating to schools, such as admissions, term dates, school transport and meals. You can also find contact details for schools in Devon.

School admissions

Apply here for a place in a mainstream state primary or secondary school

School and college transport

School transport information, including free school transport

Find a school or college

Use our search tool to find a specific school or college

School term dates

Find school term dates for 2016/17 , 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20 here

School meals

Information about school meals, including how to apply for free school meals

School and route closures

Keep up to date with the latest school closures information

Post-16 education

Information for young people and their parents about the options available at age 16


Information on school attendance and the Education Inclusion Service

Support for schools

Supporting schools in day-to-day activities as well helping to improve outcomes for young people

Education statistics

School sizes, pupil numbers and school characteristics

Virtual School Devon

Supporting children in care living in Devon or who are looked after by Devon but live elsewhere

School improvement

Working with schools to secure continuous improvement. Includes the Excellence for All programme


Information about the work of the Ethnic Minority & Traveller Achievement Service

Home schooling

Information for home educators and those considering home education

Governor support

Support, advice, information and training for governors

Devon Education (Schools) Forum

An independent committee that makes representations to the County Council