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Special visitor at Gatehouse!

July 18th, 2014

On Monday Kath from Torquay fire station visited Reception class at Gatehouse. She told us about the how to get grown ups to check smoke alarms, how to get hold of the fire service on 999, how to stay safe in the home and also other jobs that the fire service…
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Year 5 Technology Specialism Challenge Awards

July 10th, 2014

On Monday and Tuesday this week Year 5 children from each of the DLP primary schools visited Dawlish Community College for a taster morning, to see the college at work, experience some lessons and enjoy a college lunch. After a welcome and introduction from the Principal, Mr Simon and Mr Clemens, Year…
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DLP Key Stage 1 Athletics Tournament

July 8th, 2014

On a very hot and sunny Thursday morning six schools from across the Partnership gathered together at St Lukes Science and Sports College in Exeter for the annual DLP Key Stage 1 Athletics tournament. Each school sent along a team of two girls and two boys from reception, year 1 and 2…
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Kenton take home DLP Athletics Shield!

July 8th, 2014

On Friday 4th July six schools from across the Partnership gathered together at St Lukes Science and Sports College in Exeter for the annual DLP Key Stage 2 Athletics tournament. Each school sent along a team of two girls and two boys from each year group in Key Stage 2…
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Gatehouse win Maths Fai-To!

July 6th, 2014

Children at Gatehouse Primary School have won the very first DLP Mangahigh Fai-To! tournament! The Fai-To lasted for a week and children were encouraged play purpose built on-line Maths games that combine fun and learning. All Key Stage 2 children took part. Teacher Kevin Martin said, “The children loved Mangahigh. We only showed them how…
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Westcliff hosts Programming workshop

July 6th, 2014

Westcliff has hosted a workshop for teachers from local Primary Schools which introduces the teaching of  computer programming. The session looked at the 2014 Computing curriculum and how it could appeal to students of all abilities, with examples and ideas that teachers could take back to their classroom practice. The tutor was Phil Gardner from…
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Art Exhibition at Dawlish Community College

July 3rd, 2014

The college would like to invite you to our Art Exhibition opening event at Dawlish Community College on Wednesday 16th July 6.00 pm – 6.45 pm with soft drinks and nibbles.  This event will be just before our Night at the Musicals evening which starts at 7.00 pm – so why…
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‘My Dawlish’ photo poll

July 1st, 2014

A small group of year 7 and 8 students at Dawlish Community College have been participating in a photography project based on, and around, Dawlish and Dawlish Warren. The aim of the project is to encourage students to explore the surrounding local communities and develop their knowledge of the area…
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Fish inspired Art

July 1st, 2014

Year 7 students at Dawlish Community College were joined by Year 6 children from Kenn, Kenton and Exminster Primary Schools to take part in two Gifted and Talented Art workshops led by Art Teacher, Mrs Parr .  During the two sessions students produced some amazing artwork and drawings inspired by fish and…
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Students pay tribute to local hero in Normandy

June 30th, 2014

On Friday 13th June 45 very excited year 7 students from Dawlish Community College headed off for the sunny beaches of Normandy.  During their 3 night stay, the children visited some fantastic places, including a Goat Farm “Les Chèvres de Monsieur Martin”, where they got the opportunity to groom, feed, and…
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