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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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Kenn triumph at Boccia Tournament

April 29th, 2016

On Friday 29th April 2016, Ratcliffe School hosted the second annual Boccia Tournament to be held within the Dawlish Learning Partnership. Children from schools across the  Partnership came together to learn how to play Boccia and then had a friendly competition where teams played against each other in a knockout competition. Boccia is an…
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Mindfulness made FUN!

April 14th, 2016

Mindfulness workshops for complete emotional wellbeing For KS1 and KS2 children who have emotional, social and behavioural needs. Using the glorious setting and natural surroundings of Hannahs at Seale Hayne children learn fun, easy mindfulness practices to develop focus and self regulation whilst building an emotional toolkit to support the development of…
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New Exe Schools’ Orchestra

March 21st, 2016

An open invitation to all primary students, their siblings and parents, to join the brand new Exe Schools’ Orchestra. The Orchestra is based at Exminster Primary School. Rehearsals will be in the main hall, every Monday of term time, from 4.30 – 5.30. There is no charge for membership! First rehearsal…
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Cockwood claim 2016 DLP Cross Country Cup

March 17th, 2016

On Tuesday 15th March six schools from across the DLP met at the Dawlish Leisure Centre to take part in the annual DLP Cross Country Run. Runners were split into teams of children from years 3 & 4, who completed one lap of  the 1100m course and teams of children from…
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Fairtrade spice discovery

March 14th, 2016

With Fairtrade fortnight coming to a close, we were delighted to have Sue, Jane, Ian and Wendy from Devon Development Education come into school and talk to children about Fairtrade. Children from Cockwood, Westcliff, Ratcliffe, Kenn, Kenton and Starcross School as well as students at Dawlish Community College heard all about the important…
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Countdown to 24 hour musical marathon

February 2nd, 2016

The countdown is on to this year’s musical marathon which will take place on February 5th and will consist of 24 solid hours of music played by students at Dawlish Community College. Funds raised will be split between two worthy causes; Support4Co and the school’s own instrument hire scheme to…
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Exminster Swimming Success

December 3rd, 2015

On Wednesday 2nd December 2015, children from four 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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