School Types: All Academy Schools - Academy Secondary Schools

Week of: 18 September 2017 - 24 September 2017

DAG e-Newsletter Issue 125 – 14 September 2017

The latest DAG 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 the revised guidance on exclusions to sport premium funding increase, and the postponement of the School Funding Reform 2018-19 Consultation meetings. Registration for the FREE DAG […]

DAG e-Newsletter Special Autumn Conference Issue 126 – 21 September 2017

The latest DAG 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 the new dates for the School Funding Reform 2018-19 Consultation meetings to the Autumn Update for the popular DAG Effective Chairs resource. Registration for the FREE […]

Get Information About Schools – New EduBase

As you may be aware the Department for Education has closed its EduBase site and has replaced it with Get Information About Schools (GIAS). This is the new register of schools and colleges in England where individuals can search for information on establishments, establishment groups or governors.  

South West Behaviour Conference: Behind the Behaviour – Monday 13 November 2017

Standards of behaviour remain a significant challenge for many schools and the number of exclusions in the South West shows the upward trend which mirrors the national picture. As clarified in the government’s independent review into behaviour in schools earlier in 2017, we now have evidence to show that the biggest positive impact on managing […]

Winning Strategies to Transform Teaching and Learning – Wednesday 28 February 2018

This conference has been designed specifically to provide teachers and leaders with winning strategies and tools to improve time management, planning and teaching practice to enhance your pupils’ performance. Keynote speaker, Sarah Wright from Edge Hill University will share strategies and practical solutions for effectively managing your time without compromising on quality, followed by author […]

South West Primary and Secondary NQT Conference: Delivering Excellence in the Classroom – Wednesday 11 October 2017

This one-day cross phase conference with Award Winning Advanced Skills Teacher, Author and Educational Coach, Jonathan Lear will provide an invaluable opportunity for those new to the teaching profession. Delegates will benefit from practical advice, guidance and tips for delivering excellence in the classroom and developing their career. Delegates will also share ideas for best […]

Finance Masterclass: Securing Efficiencies in a Changing Landscape – Tuesday 17 October 2017

This masterclass provides an update on the future of education funding and how schools and academies can prepare for the changes ahead. Keynote sessions will focus on how to plan for the future, by producing robust medium and long term financial plans, along with a case study from an existing academy on how they successfully […]

DASH Update: Autumn Term – 19 September 2017 – Issue 1

View the latest newsletter from Devon Association of Secondary Headteachers (DASH). To subscribe, please send an email to daph@devon.gov.uk.

19 September 2017

Reminder: Medication Information regarding pupils

There has been a recent incident in one of our schools where vital medical information regarding a pupil had not been passed on to all staff. This made a medical emergency more difficult to deal with than it needed to be, both for the pupil and the member of staff dealing with the emergency. Please […]

Cyber crime and general data protection regulation masterclass: Why you need to be ready – Thursday 21 September 2017

The law is changing. GDPR is coming – its scope is vast, its enforcement powers are across-the-board and the penalties it can impose are severe, but most schools haven’t heard or know what it is. What are the new rules regarding the personal data of children and adults? This masterclass will guide you through the […]

Health and Safety training booking

After a recent review of DCC’s central course booking systems, the current system, Zipporah, will be discontinued for all DCC-delivered courses. This includes all courses delivered by Devon Health and Safety service. All course training and course bookings will go through DEL Digital Learning. The change will be happening on the 23 October. Please see guidance document via […]

Devon Education Fund

Do you have a project that needs additional funding? Financed through benefits received from the Joint Venture between DCC and Babcock, this fund opens up opportunities for schools, organisations and educational projects to generate new ideas and approached to improve the lives of children and young people.

Medication in Schools – a letter to distribute

DCC have been asked to send this letter out again due to the start of the new term. This letter from the Chair of Northern, Eastern and Western Clinical Commissioning Group explains how advice is being issued to GPs about self-care medicines, and how he is seeking support from schools.  

Exeter Train to Teach Event – 11 October 17

4:00pm – 7:00pm at West Exe School Are you looking to become a teacher but don’t know what’s available for you? If ‘yes’, then this event is for you. A Teaching School event hosted by Exeter Consortium and South West Teacher Training, and a whole cohort of Teaching School Alliances from the South West have […]

Children’s Social Care Contacts

Details of Devon County Council’s Children’s Social Care area based teams: North Mid and East Exeter South This is updated at the beginning of each new term. Please view link below:

2017 Safeguarding Audit

Devon County Council audit of statutory duties and associated responsibilities for schools.

New schools programme to equip young people with coping strategies for modern life

Public Health England are launching Rise Above for Schools, giving teachers the resources to equip young people with resilience skills and boost their wellbeing. There are seven PSHE lesson plans covering issues from alcohol, to social media, to body image.  

Training and Professional Development from Babcock Education

Download our Training Directory to see how we can support your training and professional development this year, through conferences and masterclasses, training programmes and network meetings.

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