Monthly Communication Archives: January 2016

EXPIRED ‘Helping Each Other’ project – sexual exploitation

Two free afternoon training events and resources on sexual exploitation for young people with learning disabilities and those who support them: 2/3/16 in Barnstaple 11/3/16 in Plymouth

EXPIRED Are you up for a challenge? Want to learn new skills? Volunteer with us!

This is an exciting opportunity to volunteer with Devon Information Advice and Support for Special Educational Needs (DIAS for SEND) We provide information, advice and support to parents and carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities throughout Devon. Our team of trained volunteers are involved in: helping parents to prepare for meetings; offering support in […]

EXPIRED Cued Speech Level 1 Training course

This 5 day course is aimed at those with some prior training in Cued Speech. Cued speech is a system which gives complete visual access to phonics and language for deaf children.

Amended Request to Advertise a School Based Vacancy form

The school-based advert form has undergone some improvements which we anticipate will be beneficial for our advertisers. Therefore, for all future advertisements please can you ensure that the most up to date version is fully completed and submitted. All previous versions should be deleted to avoid the form being rejected and returned to you. The […]

DASH Update – Issue 2 – Spring Term – 20 January 2016

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

21 January 2016

School record retention

Record retention periods for schools published by the Information and Records Management Society are for guidance only. Schools should comply with relevant statutory or regulatory requirements and make their own decisions about discretionary ones. Personal data about pupils and staff should only be kept for as long as necessary.

Our kids might seem fine on the outside, but too much sugar can lead to the build-up of harmful fat on the inside

Public Health England (PHE) have created an app that helps parents to monitor how much sugar is in everyday food and drink. This is part of a new campaign which encourages parents to get “Sugar Smart”, following revelations that in the UK, four-to-10 year olds consume an estimated 5,500 sugar cubes a year, weighing the […]

21 January 2016

DAPH Update: Spring Term – 19 January 2016 -Issue 2

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

20 January 2016

DAG Newsletter 93 – 14 January 2016

DAG latest e-newsletter is now available (requires login). This is a short and sweet snapshot of what is going on in the world of school governance, ranging from Preventing Extremism in the Education and Children’s Services Sector to how to deal with school complaints. An essential reading for DAG members. If you wish to forward […]

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