Monthly Communication Archives: December 2015

FPS Web Training Dates

The Education & Learning Team are pleased to announce that following a successful Financial Planning Suite (FPS) Web pilot and approval from Schools Finance Group, DCC will be adopting the FPS Web as the budget planning tool for 2016/17. To book a place, please read the Education Finance Blog.

DAPH Update – Issue 6 Autumn Term 2015

View the latest newsletter from Devon Association of Primary Headteachers (DAPH). To receive a regular copy, subscribe following the links in the newsletter.

16 December 2015

EXPIRED Devon Music Education Hub is bringing the award-winning ‘Singing Playgrounds’ project to Devon – sign up now!

Ex Cathedra believes in the power of singing to change lives. Singing Playgrounds puts singing at the heart of a primary school community through training a group of pupils as Song Leaders. Singing Playgrounds is fun and will develop your pupil’s personal & social skills, teamwork & leadership skills as well as their singing and musical skills.

16 December 2015

DASH Update – Autumn Term 2015, Issue 6

View the latest newsletter from Devon Association of Secondary Headteachers (DASH). To receive a regular copy, please subscribe following the links in the newsletter.

Key Stage 1 and 2 Updates 2016

Babcock LDP are offering a series of training courses which will cover the core elements of KS1 and KS2 statutory requirements. Establishing a shared understanding of the DfE requirements in 2016, there will also be an opportunity to plan and prepare for the 2016 arrangements with the support of specialist tutors.

14 December 2015

Early Years Training – Enquiry Based Learning (Schools Only)

An enquiry based approach provides rich possibilities for children to develop their thinking, learn and explore, harnassing their natural curiosity and foster involvment.

EXPIRED Teaching Christianity and Islam for new GCSE Religious Studies

This course aims to provide detailed guidance and subject knowledge development for the Christianity and Islam elements of the new GCSE Religious Study course.

Briefings for Executive Headteacher and Headteachers – EY – Future proofing your EYFS

Please download this information regarding briefings – Early Years – Future proofing your EYFS: Being accountable to Ofsted for Early Years Provision. These take place during January 2016.  

Mastery in mathematics in mixed-age classes: learning from research

This half-day briefing will be an opportunity to explore how a focus on mastery can be a part of all mixed-age classes, using research in local schools where teachers have trialled different approaches in mathematics lessons as part of action research. Mastery in mathematics is the focus of national developments and government funded projects and […]

11 December 2015
For Action
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