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Learning, working and volunteering

This section provides information about schools, further education, adult learning and education support services. It is for people who would like information about employment, or are looking for work or training opportunities. It is for people who are willing to give time and skills as a volunteer.

It also provides details of organisations, including voluntary ones that can help disabled people and people with additional needs to find employment or support them in employment.

Information and guidance

Adult learning

This section contains details of adult learning facilities for parents, adults and senior citizens as well as charities providing activities for those with disabilities. Learning options include GCSE English and maths courses.

The Annual Review of a Statement of SEN

If your child has a Statement of Special Educational Needs (SEN), it must be reviewed once a year to monitor your child’s progress and make sure the Statement continues to meet their needs. Information for parents and carers published by Devon Information, Advice and Support.…

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are work-based programmes, for those aged 16 and over, that lead to a nationally recognised qualifications. They can be for existing or new staff and take 1 – 4 years to complete dependent on the level and subject area.

Assessments, Plans and Reviews

A guide to assessments, plans and reviews for parents and carers of children with special educational needs and disability published by Devon Information, Advice and Support.

Cookery and healthy eating

This section contains details of businesses and charities, which help people of all ages eat healthily. These organisations teach people about obesity, budgeting and healthy eating, or help to prepare healthy meals in your home.

Early Years and Special Educational Needs

A guide for parents and carers of children under five published by Devon Information, Advice and Support.

Education Health and Care (EHC) Statutory Assessments and Plans

A guide for parents and carers to Education Health and Care (EHC) statutory assessmentsand plans published by Devon Information, Advice and Support

Education support, resources and funding for children with additional needs

A guide for parents and carers published by Devon Information, Advice and Support.

Excluded, or at risk of exclusion from school?

A guide for parents and carers published by Devon Information, Advice and Support.

Fundraising and charity work

This section contains details of charities / organisations that you can get involved with to help them with by either volunteering your time or by fundraising. These can involve a regular commitment, e.g. by joining a 'Friends' group, or local Rotary/Lions group, or on  more…
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