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COVID-19: Coronavirus advice

DAPH & DASH – Support for Devon School Leaders

Coronavirus useful links (Inside Devon):

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for Devon

Guidance for staff and managers

Information for parents and carers about the closure of schools and other educational settings following the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19)

Guidance for schools, colleges and local authorities on maintaining educational provision, including list of key workers

Guidance for Educational Settings (key DfE documents):

Guidance for full opening – schools (published 2 July 2020)

Collection: Coronavirus (COVID 19): guidance for schools & other educational settings

Guidance: Protective measures for holiday or after-school clubs and other out-of-school settings for children during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Guidance: Maintaining records of staff, customers and visitors to support NHS Test and Trace

Opening schools for more children and young people: initial planning framework for schools in England

Coronavirus (COVID-19): implementing protective measures in education and childcare settings

Planning guide for primary schools

Safe working in education, childcare and children’s social care settings, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)

Offices & contact centres: working safely during Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

Phone: 0800 046 8687 Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

Operation Encompass and COVID-19

During these unsettling times the safeguarding and support of children through Operation Encompass remains a high priority for Devon and Cornwall Police. Read more about what this means in practice in the current situation of closed schools.


Annual Conference on 11 & 12 March 2021


(Note that the original October 2020 dates have been cancelled due to COVID-19 and current guidelines around hospitality and events).

Venue  |  Saunton Sands Hotel, North Devon

Autumn Briefing on 12 November 2020

A virtual event via MS Teams – online booking coming soon.


View the DAPH & DASH Privacy Notice

DCC has produced a General Data Protection Regulation Guide for Schools, which outlines the impacts of the new legislation and provides guidance and support on how to achieve compliance.

Worth Less? Fair Funding – Challenges in Devon Schools

Read more about the Fair Funding Campaign. Keep up to date – Twitter @WorthLessFF and Facebook @WorthLessWestSussex

f40 Campaign Group

f40 represents a group of the lowest funded education authorities in England where government-set cash allocations for primary and secondary pupils are the lowest in the country. Read more about f40.