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Cockwood Pupils, Staff and Parents attempt the Great West Run

October 21st, 2014

Well done to everyone who took part in the Great West Run on Sunday. Staff, parents and children at Cockwood, resplendent in their orange t-shirts  ran the final stage of the half marathon, after banking over 12 miles during their running club sessions at school. We have been hoping to raise…
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Workshop: Music making to support relationships and behaviour in Early Years

October 20th, 2014

Workshop: Music making to support relationships and behaviour in Early Years Wednesday 22nd October 2014, 4.30—7.00pm The Kenn Centre, Exeter Road, Kennford, Exeter, Devon EX6 7UE A practical workshop and networking opportunity for schools and Early Years Settings. Helen Brayley (Musicplay) will demonstrate practical ways to make music a playful,…
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Staff learn how to SOUND IT OUT!

October 16th, 2014

Staff from primary schools across the partnership enjoyed their first training session on the DLP SOUND IT OUT! project last week with Helen Wilson. They explored the claves to become elephants and chickens amongst other musical activities whilst developing new skills in using music to develop communication skills in young children. The project will; Give…
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E-Safety Event for Parents/Carers

October 13th, 2014

Dawlish Community College are hosting an informative E-Safety event on Thursday 6th November at 6.30 pm in the Millennium Hall. Parents and carers of students at the college are invited to come along and get advice and guidance on how to ensure your child’s safety online. The evening will comprise…
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Cyberbullying Awareness Event for Dawlish Students

October 13th, 2014

Students in Year 7 and 8 at Dawlish Community College attended an event from a singer songwriter called JSol and an actor and Youtube artist called Hussain. They came to talk to the students about their experiences of the online world and to help them understand about the dangers and…
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Sci-Tech Primary Showcase at Plymouth University

October 9th, 2014

On Wednesday 17th September, children from each of the Dawlish Learning Partnership primary schools had the opportunity to visit the annual Sci-Tech Showcase at Plymouth University. The children enjoyed a wide range of hands on Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths activities.  The pupils from Westcliff, Gatehouse, Starcross, Cockwood, Kenton and Exminster Primary Schools were engrossed in…
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Cockwood triumph at DLP Cross Country Run

October 7th, 2014

On Wednesday 1st October eight schools from across the DLP met at the Dawlish Leisure Centre to take part in the annual DLP Cross Country Run. Runners were split into teams of children from years 3 & 4, who completed one lap of the 1.29km course and teams of children…
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Kenn school children join Exeter CHIEFS!

October 1st, 2014

A group of children from Years 4 and 5 at Kenn C of E Primary School had a very exciting afternoon in Exeter with Exeter Chiefs Tom Johnson and Luke Cowan Dickie. This was for the press release of the World Rugby Cup which will be happening this time next year. We were…
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Gatehouse students compete at Crealy’s Great World Cup Rugby Festival

October 1st, 2014

On Thursday 18th September a team of Year 5 & 6 students from Gatehouse Primary School took part in the Great World Cup Rugby Festival held at Crealy Adventure Park in Exeter. Schools from across Devon took part in a Tag Rugby tournament which was organised by the Exeter Chiefs….
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Young Musicians workshop

September 30th, 2014

Talented musicians from across the Dawlish Learning Partnership were offered the opportunity to work with the Devon Youth Jazz Orchestra in an afternoon workshop at the Shaftesbury Theatre, Dawlish. The children from Kenton, Kenn, Gatehouse and Cockwood Primary Schools enjoyed an afternoon workshop making music with the talented musicians from…
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