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Question: How do schools apply for a development day?

Answer: Schools are required to complete an application form stating the date they wish to take and the activity the school will be undertaking. These are signed by the Headteacher and Chair of Governors and sent to the Local Authority for approval. - Related Link

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Question: Where can I find a list of schools and their contact details?

Answer: A list of schools including Headteacher name and contact details can be found on our website. - Related Link

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Question: Where can I find details of development days that are being taken by Isle of Wight Schools?

Answer: Information about development days can be found on the link provided below. - Related Link

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Question: Is there a deadline for applying for development days?

Answer: Applications should be made for the full academic year, where possible. However, schools are advised to give as much notice as possible to assist parents with childcare arrangements.

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Question: Where can I find details of term and holiday dates for Isle of Wight Schools for the academic year?

Answer: The school calendar of approved dates is available on our website. We will add forthcoming academic years as soon as they have been agreed. - Related Link

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Question: How many development days are schools entitled to?

Answer: Maintained schools are entitled to five development days each academic year. Academies can take additional days, if they require.



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