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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We would like to reassure you that we are closely monitoring the situation and working with the government and NHS.

For guidance on coronavirus and the latest information for Devon, visit Devon County Council’s coronavirus (COVID-19) advice pages.


These pages include general information relating to schools, such as admissions, term dates, school transport and meals. You can also find contact details for schools in Devon.

School admissions

Apply here for a place in a mainstream state primary or secondary school

School and college transport

School transport information, including free school transport

Find a school or college

Use our search tool to find a specific school or college

School term dates

Find school term dates for 2014/15 and 2015/16 here

School meals

Information about school meals, including how to apply for free school meals

School and route closures

Keep up to date with the latest school closures information

Post-16 education

Information for young people and their parents about the options available at age 16

Education welfare and attendance

Information on school attendance and the Education Inclusion Service

Support for schools

Supporting schools in day-to-day activities as well helping to improve outcomes for young people

Education statistics

School sizes, pupil numbers and school characteristics


Information about the work of the Ethnic Minority & Traveller Achievement Service

Home schooling

Information for home educators and those considering home education

Devon Virtual School

Supporting children in care living in Devon or who are looked after by Devon but live elsewhere

Devon Children’s University

Encouraging children to take part in exciting and innovative out-of-school learning activities

Governor support

Support, advice, information and training for governors

Devon Education (Schools) Forum

An independent committee that makes representations to the County Council

Religious Education

Information on RE and collective worship