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DLP KS1 Athletics Festival 2017

June 22nd, 2017

Six primary schools from across the Dawlish Learning Partnership competed in an Athletics festival on the morning of 21st June 2017. The event was organised by the Dartmoor School Sport Partnership and held at the beautiful grounds of Stover School. The weather was wall to wall sunshine with temperatures reaching…
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DLP Tag Rugby Festival 2017

May 25th, 2017

Four schools from across the Dawlish Learning Partnership joined together yesterday afternoon for a Tag Rugby Festival. Tag Rugby is a safe, fun and exciting form of non-contact rugby as there are no scrums, line-outs or tackling allowed. On a glorious wednesday afternoon, children from Kenn & Kenton Primary Schools along with Gatehouse ACE Academy and Westcliff…
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Westcliff win DLP Football Tournament 2017

April 28th, 2017

Children from Westcliff Primary Academy raised the trophy as winners of the 2017 DLP Football Tournament last night. Their success came after playing other primary school teams from across the Dawlish Learning Partnership at the Sandy Lane Astro Pitch in Dawlish. Teams of children from Starcross, Kenn, Kenton, Cockwood and Westcliff Primary Schools took…
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Kenn claim second boccia victory

April 24th, 2017

On Friday 21st April 2017, Ratcliffe School hosted the third annual Boccia Tournament to be held within the Dawlish Learning Partnership. Children from schools across the  Partnership came together to play Boccia in a friendly competition. Boccia is an inclusive seated bowling game and involves two teams playing against each other to bowl their balls as…
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DLP High 5 Netball Tournament

March 10th, 2017

On Thursday 9th March teams from across the Dawlish Learning Partnership met at the astro courts in Dawlish to take part in the 2017 DLP High 5 Netball Tournament. Teams from Kenton & Cockwood Primary Schools along with Westcliff Primary Academy and Gatehouse ACE Academy all demonstrated excellent netball skills, teamwork…
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Cockwood’s third Cross Country victory!

February 24th, 2017

Schools from across the Dawlish Learning Partnership met on Thursday 23rd February to compete in the annual DLP Cross country run. Runners were split into teams of children from years 3 & 4, who completed one lap of the course and teams of children from years 5 & 6 ran an…
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24-Hour Concert 2017

February 7th, 2017

On Friday 3rd February at 1.30pm, the fourth Dawlish Community College 24-Hour Concert began. For those of you who have never heard of this before, the concert is continuous without any breaks for the whole 24 hours. Students can buy tickets for friends and family and get sponsored for taking…
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Rotary Club of Dawlish Primary Schools Technology Challenge

January 28th, 2017

On Tuesday 24th January Dawlish Community College hosted a competition run by Colin Timms and Steve Marsh from the Rotary Club of Dawlish. Teams of pupils from Cockwood, Exminster, Gatehouse, Kenn, Kenton and Westcliff primary schools competed against each other to build bridges against the clock which were then piled high…
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Cockwood’s African Drumming Workshop 

January 17th, 2017

Last Thursday, children from Cockwood School were able to take part in a very special workshop day, where every child could learn how to play the African drum. Allan Kerr from Shumba Arts was with the children for the whole day, and delivered 3 unique workshops using his extensive collection of drums…
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Kenton swim to victory!

November 10th, 2016

On Wednesday 9th November 2016, children from seven schools across the Dawlish Learning Partnership took part in the annual DLP Swimming Gala, held at Dawlish Leisure Centre.  Each school had a team of 12 children from years 4, 5 and 6. Firstly, the children had to compete in individual events, including breaststroke, backstroke and…
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