News from April, 2017

Please find a list of every news article from April, 2017 below:

Important changes to Early Years – birth to five

This month has been a busy one for new guidance on Early Years. All settings with children from birth to five should be aware of the following guidance: Revised Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage 2017 This revised Framework ...

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Posted: 18th Apr 2017

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Are you an effective chair?

With the start of a new term it always good to reflect on what is going on around us, bearing in mind our need to be well informed. DAG supports chairs in Devon by providing the termly resource: ‘Effective Chairs’.  This resource is produced ...

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Posted: 19th Apr 2017

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DAG e-Newsletter Issue 118 20th April 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 funding formula to the Effective Chairs Spring update, and the 'Fit for ...

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Posted: 20th Apr 2017

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Term Time Holidays – Supreme Court Clarity or not quite?

The Supreme Court has upheld a council’s right to fine a parent who took his daughter out of school to go on a term time holiday to Florida in April 2015. Definition of Regular Attendance This decision by the Supreme Court overrules the High ...

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Posted: 21st Apr 2017

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Academies: Identity verification for new chairs of trustees

Every new chair of trustees must now complete an Identity Verification form in addition to their DBS. This new form requires a number of identity documents in addition to personal details and details of the school or academy trust.  The documents ...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2017

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