DAPH Briefings

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DAPH Summer Briefing 2018  |  Wednesday 6 June at the Best Western Tiverton Hotel, Tiverton

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Inclusion was the theme for the 2018 Summer Briefing, with updates from Dawn Stabb, Head of Education & Learning DCC, Marc Kastner, Strategic Lead for Education Inclusion and other members from the DCC Education Team plus representatives from the Babcock Behaviour Support services team. Updates included :-

  • Guidance on the process (to ensure legal compliance), Managed Moves, Dual Registration
  • Update on outcomes of work streams under the Devon Inclusion Project
  • Behaviour support strategies / case studies to include examples of alternative provision or therapeutic services

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Early Help 4 Mental Health (EH4MH)

Sarah Lewis, Operational Lead for Virgincare Strand of Early Help for Mental Health Services across Devon (EH4MH) presented on the Mental Health Strategy for schools.

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Russell Holland, Barrister in the Education Team at Michelmores will be hosting Exclusions Training from 2.00pm to 4.00pm which will include:

  • The legal basis for an exclusion
  • The duties of a governing body when considering an exclusion
  • The role of the independent Review Panel
  • Special educational needs / disability discrimination issues and exclusions
  • Reducing legal risk when making decision

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DAPH Spring Briefing 2018 | Wednesday 7 February at the Best Western Tiverton Hotel, Tiverton

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Presentations are available to view/download via the links below:

Dr Rachel Hayes – STARS Trial Manager, University of Exeter Medical School
A Trial of the Incredible Years

Tom Treadwell  |  Assessment Policy Advisor, Standards and Testing Agency
Primary Assessment in England

Karen Thomson – Deputy Headteacher, St Marychurch CofE Primary School, Torquay
Torbay & Devon Civic Award   torbayanddevoncivicaward.co.uk

Paul Delbridge-Smith – Head of Quality and Standards, Babcock LDP
Primary Excellence in Devon

Tom Winskill – Associate, Babcock LDP
Devon’s Disadvantaged Pupils


DAPH Autumn Briefing 2017  |  Friday 17 November at the Best Western Tiverton Hotel, Tiverton

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With updates from:

  • Anne Lyons  |  National President, NAHT
  • Mark Lindfield  | Ofsted SHMI
  • Lisa Mannall  |  SW Regional Schools Commissioner – view the PRESENTATION
  • DAPH key messages

DAPH Summer Briefing 2017  |  Tuesday 23 May at Sandy Park Conference Centre, Exeter

The agenda for the Summer event included DAPH messages from working groups, updates from Dawn Stabb, Head of Education and Learning to include Education & Learning matters, SEND Strategy and other funding issues plus

  • James Richardson, Senior Analyst from The Education Endowment Foundation
  • Shirley Swinbank, Regional Manager South West  &  Claire Thomson, Professional Lead for SEND and Inclusion from Babcock LDP

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DAPH Spring Briefing 2017  |  Tuesday 7 February at the Tiverton Hotel

Theme  |  Assessment, Recording and Accountability

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DAPH Autumn Briefing 2016 | 10 November at The Tiverton Hotel, Tiverton

Mr Kim Johnson  |  NAHT President  |  naht.org.uk

Bradley Simmons  |  Ofsted Regional Director for the South West  |  view P R E S E N T A T I O N

Jo Olsson  |  Interim Chief Officer for Children’s Services  |  view P R E S E N T A T I O N

Prof David Woods CBE  |  Leadership Matters  |
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DAPH Summer Briefing 2016  |  Presentations

Thank you to both the speakers who contributed to the Summer Briefing event at Tiverton, and also to everyone for attending. The presentations from Sue Clarke, Dawn Stabb and Eileen Barnes-Vachell are now available to view/download:-

Sue Clarke / Dawn Stabb presentation   |   Eileen Barnes-Vachell presentation


DAPH Spring Briefings 2016

Thank you to everyone who attended and/or contributed to the DAPH Spring Briefings, which included presentations from the 0-25 SEND team and also the Tiverton agenda included a session on Statutory Assessment Changes.

Presentations – links to the full presentations are available below:-

The Key and DAPH

Standards Testing Agency – 2016 Statutory Assessment Changes   plus Moderation Update 2016 and Primary Assessment Update 2016

SEND Strategic Overview – The Vulnerable Child’s Journey

SEND Enhanced Autism Provision


DAPH All Regions Autumn Briefing 2015

Thank you to everyone who attended the Autumn Briefing at the Tiverton Hotel on Wednesday 11 November. We hope you found the event useful and informative.

Presentations from the event are now available to view/download:-

Schools Health Education Unit Survey and EH4MH Update from Becky Carmichael, Public Health Specialist (Children, Young People and Families) and Sarah Lewis, Seconded Operational Lead Virgincare

The Common Inspection Framework – Richard Light HMI, Ofsted

Effective Leadership in a MAT by Dr Nick Capstick – member of the Regional Schools Commissioner office’s Headteacher Board and Executive Principal at The White Horse Federation