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Japanese comes to Dawlish

September 19th, 2014

This term sees an exciting development at Dawlish Community College with the introduction of a Japanese Language and Culture programme being offered to local pupils through an outreach programme. This will offer our partner primary schools (Kenn, Kenton, Westcliff, Starcross, Cockwood, Exminster and Gatehouse) the opportunity for their year 5 pupils…
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Introducing Dawlish Community College’s new Head Boy and Girl

September 18th, 2014

Hi, my name is Georgia Cater. Becoming Dawlish Community College’s Head Girl is a massive responsibility that I have pleasantly received.  I have not only been given the opportunity to help develop the school in different areas but it has also given me an opportunity to work on my own…
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Primary Pupils get a ‘taste’ of France!

September 18th, 2014

As part of a whole programme of primary outreach across a number of subject areas, groups of year 5 and 6 pupils will be visiting Dawlish Community College for additional French lessons. Pupils from our partner primary schools (Kenn, Kenton, Starcross, Cockwood, Exminster and Gatehouse) will learn more about the French language…
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Dawlish Community College Open Week – 22nd September

September 18th, 2014

Dawlish Community College would like to invite you to their Open Week starting on Monday 22nd September 2014. During the College Open Week we will be hosting open mornings on Monday – Wednesday from 9.30 am with tours of the college and the opportunity to meet students and visit classes.  Please join…
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Aliens land at Gatehouse Primary School

September 18th, 2014

To launch Gatehouse Primary School’s new vision ‘Aim High, Zoom Higher’, staff welcomed students to school on Monday morning dressed as Aliens!  You can find out more about Gatehouse’s new school vision here.     Aim High, Zoom Higher R – Respect for Each Other O – Outstanding Education C – Community Focused…
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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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