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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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Footie Tournament for DLP Dads

September 8th, 2016

On Saturday 17th September a 5-a-side football tournament is being held at Dawlish Astro Turf for dads from schools within the Dawlish Learning Partnership. The event is being funded by Active Devon and is free to enter. We are hoping to kick things off at 11am with matches spread throughout…
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DLP Key Stage 2 Athletics Tournament 2016

July 5th, 2016

Today,  six schools from across the Dawlish Learning Partnership gathered together at St Luke’s 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 years 3,4 & 5 to take part. The…
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DLP Key Stage 1 Athletics Tournament 2016

July 4th, 2016

This morning five schools from across the Dawlish Learning Partnership gathered together at St Luke’s 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 to take part in a…
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Cockwood School Farmers Market – Friday 24th June from 9am

June 21st, 2016

The first ever Cockwood School Farmers Market is one not to be missed. Boasting a variety of delicious locally produced food, drink and crafted gifts. Class 1 has worked hard to research and invite the very best of local suppliers. Stalls will include fresh meats, fruit and vegetables, eggs, beers, cakes,…
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Gatehouse win DLP Football Tournament 2016

June 16th, 2016

With Euro 2016 in full swing, children from across the Dawlish Learning Partnership took part in the annual DLP Football Tournament. A damp start didn’t put off the players and as the sun then began to shine along did their sporting talents! Teams of 7 children from Starcross, Kenn, Kenton, Cockwood and…
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Kenn Pupils Win Radio Exe Scarecrow Competition

May 19th, 2016

Class 4 entered a Radio Exe competition to design a scarecrow, with the winning reward being a trip to Radio Exe’s studios to meet presenters and to witness first hand the world of radio in action! Many schools entered but an entry from a group of our girls from Kenn School…
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