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Dawlish students ‘Have a Go’

October 23rd, 2014

Dawlish Community College students in Year 9 went to ‘Have a Go’ and they ended up winning the Construction Industry Training Board challenge with a time of 2m:45s to assemble the brick work puzzle.  Mr Devincenzi-Clemens, Head of Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance, invited all year 9 students to…
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Year 8 Literacy Trip to Waterstones, Exeter

October 23rd, 2014

On Friday 17th October, fifteen Year 8 students from Dawlish Community College visited Waterstones in Exeter with Miss Perkins, Miss Bean and Mr Bovey. Students were shown around the store by a member of staff and were lucky enough to hear about some of the marketing decisions that the bookshop have to…
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Thinking about our British Values

October 23rd, 2014

<strong>Thursday 16th October saw the first Impact Day of the new academic year at Dawlish Community College and followed the theme of British Values with students engaged in a variety of activities during the day.</strong> Students in Years 8 and 9 followed a programme of activities looking at the qualities for…
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Year 10 & 11 – Raising Aspirations

October 23rd, 2014

Dawlish Community College’s first Impact Day of the academic year saw years 10 and 11 participate in Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance and Personal, Social and Emotional curriculum areas.  The focus of this day was ‘Raising Aspirations’ with year 10 looking at life in the future at the University of Exeter, and…
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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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