Latest Communications

Week of: 11 February 2019 - 17 February 2019

DAPH Update: Spring Term – 15 February 2019 – Issue 3

View the latest newsletter from Devon Association of Primary Headteachers (DAPH). Subscribe, or update your subscription preferences here.

15 February 2019

DASH Update: Spring Term – 15 February 2019 – Issue 3

View the latest newsletter from Devon Association of Secondary Headteachers (DASH). Subscribe, or update your subscription preferences here.

15 February 2019

Devon Portfolio of Services 2019/20

We are pleased to provide you with the Devon Portfolio of Services for Schools.  The attached provides you with information and details of the different services as well as the costs associated to them. HR Services from HR ONE The attached schedule provides you with information on HR Direct, HR Consultancy, Payroll and Health & […]

15 February 2019
For Action

Attention all Governors and Clerks – Don’t miss our Governance Masterclass

2 March 19 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 8.45am – 1.30pm At a time when Ofsted is consulting on the detail of its proposed refreshed framework from September, our Masterclass has a focus on many of the issues Ofsted is proposing to address including ensuring that children are having access to a broad, rich […]

Primary and Secondary Pupil Premium Conference: Beyond Barriers

Tuesday 19 March 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 9.00am – 3.45pm – £205 +VAT This conference will continue to support us on our journey of exploration regarding what the barriers to achievement are and how we break these down to help children succeed. The day will provide a combination of key note speakers, […]

Safeguarding Conference: This is Us

The 2019 conference focuses on emerging themes for Devon schools. You will: Hear from expert speakers about Peer-on-Peer Abuse and Honour-based violence Workshops delivered by The Intercom Trust on RSE Education, LGBT+ and Gender Identity Watch a performance by the acclaimed AlterEgo Theatre Company (who brought us ‘Chelsea’s Choice’ and ‘In to the Net’)  on […]

North Devon Autism Awareness Workshops for Parents

The Communication and Interaction Team (C&I) at Babcock LDP, in partnership with the Autism Education Trust (AET) and subsidised by the North Devon Forum for ASC and ADHD, are delivering a series of workshops designed for parents in North Devon, whose child is on the Autism Assessment Pathway. The workshops will improve understanding, provide knowledge […]

12 February 2019

KS1 Statutory Assessment Training in Y2 – Extra date added – 28 March 2019

Due to the high level of interest we received in our ‘KS1 Statutory Assessment Training in Y2’, we have just added an extra date at The Watermark in Ivybridge on Thursday 28 March 2019. Please see our flyer via the link below for further details. Book online here.  

12 February 2019

Post 16 – Autism training demonstration event

The Communication and Interaction Team (C&I) in partnership with the Autism Education Trust (AET) and Ambitious about Autism are delivering a Post 16 training demonstration event for settings supporting young people on the autism spectrum. Audience:Staff from schools, colleges or local authority teams.

12 February 2019

Primary PE Curriculum Briefings – Spring 2019

Our Primary PE Curriculum Briefings will be taking place at the beginning of March.  If your school have purchased a subscription to these briefings please ensure that you have booked yourself onto the relevant briefing. The dates are as follows: Exeter, East & South – St. Luke’s Science & Sports College Monday 4 March 2019 – 13:30 […]

12 February 2019

Social Media Awareness Masterclass

In a time dominated by technology, it is more important than ever to understand the dangers of the online community and become aware of our student’s social media use. This half day event will look at current policies in place to protect our children online and discuss what we can do to further ensure their […]

Primary and Secondary NQT Masterclass: Creating Pupil Relationships

Friday 22 March 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 09:00 – 12:30 This half-day masterclass with Senior Lecturer in Primary Education, Sarah Wright, will provide an invaluable CPD opportunity for those new to the teaching profession. Sarah’s first session will provide knowledgeable advice on how to explore links between creative, engaging and meaningful teaching […]

The Lost Words – Literacy and Language workshops

Improving Outcomes in Literacy and Language EYFS to Year 6 – Outdoor Learning and Sustainability Using The Lost Words by Robert MacFarlane as an inspiration, teachers and practitioners will develop skills in teaching literacy and language through practical and interactive workshops. Work with Eva John, the writer of the John Muir Explorer’s Guide to the […]

12 February 2019

DAPH Update: Special Edition – Presentations at the DAPH Spring Briefing 2019

View the latest newsletter from Devon Association of Primary Headteachers (DAPH) which includes links to presentations and other resources as reference at the DAPH Spring Briefing on 7 February 2019. Subscribe, or update your subscription preferences here.

11 February 2019

SEND Conference: High Quality Assess, Plan, Do and Review

Thursday 6 June 2019 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:00 – 16:15 The 2019 SEND Conference will provide an invaluable opportunity for SENCOs and Leaders, across all phases, to update their SEN knowledge and improve the provision within their setting. Through high-quality keynote speakers, the day will inspire delegates with a national SEND update and […]

There is now an EU Settlement Scheme public test phase – are you eligible?

The Government’s EU Settlement Scheme public test phase has begun – are you eligible

Supported Peer Moderation in Year 2 and Year 6

These events will be led by the Babcock LDP moderators and supported by school-based moderators. Colleagues will work in small groups supported by a moderator to moderate reading, writing and maths in Y2 and Y6. Supported Peer Moderation in Year 2 19 March 2019 at Gipsy Hill Hotel, Exeter Supported Peer Moderation in Year 6 […]

11 February 2019

Primary English Subject Leader Meetings – Spring and Summer 2019

There isn’t long left to secure your place on this terms Primary English Subject Leader Meetings. They will be taking place between 26 February and 7 March. Please see our flyer for further information Book via our website

11 February 2019

PIPS Open Training Exeter

PIPS training aims to support staff in developing a consistent, effective and acceptable team approach to managing behaviour, while, crucially, maintaining positive relationships and minimising risk for all.

Vocabulary Conference with Jean Gross CBE

We are thrilled to announce an exciting upcoming conference for the Autumn Term 2019. Jean Gross CBE will be joining us in Exeter to host our Vocabulary Conference on Wednesday 6 November 2019. Jean Gross is an education expert who has led many national initiatives aimed at improving the learning, attainment and wellbeing of disadvantaged […]

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