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Dawlish Community College Spring Term Newsletter

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Dawlish Community College are pleased to publish their Spring Term Newsletter with a taste of some of the work and achievements that have taken place at the college during the term. Please click on the newsletter below to take a look!  

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‘Lasting Change’ at Exminster

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Exminster Primary School children from year six had an incredible experience. Their classrooms were converted into a recording studio! This term, the children have been working in groups to create their own charities. To coincide with this, the children have collaboratively written and composed a fantastic song ‘Lasting Change,’ with…
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BBC School News Report update

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Welcome to our Dawlish Community College BBC School News Report update. Our student reporters have been involved in researching, writing and recording a number of news stories and interviews as part of the BBC School News Report project. We hope you enjoy all our news reports below, reported from our…
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Rationing at Kenton

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

As part of their learning about World War 2 at Kenton Primary School, Year 5 and 6 pupils spent the day finding out about rationing.  They began by making their own butter, before making their own wholemeal bread. Later on, they also made Lord Woolton Pie and mock banana (mashed…
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Meeting the Exeter Chiefs

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Two pupils from Kenton Primary School were invited to be part of the launch of World Cup Tag Rugby, which is being run by Exeter Chiefs. Exeter is hosting matches in the 2015 Rugby Union World Cup and 20 local schools are adopting a nation that children will be learning all…
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Designing Eco-friendly Buildings

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

On Wednesday 26th March two teams of Year 9 students from Dawlish Community College visited South Devon College’s Energy Centre in Paignton. This was to learn about how buildings can be designed to be more energy efficient. They are working on Go4SET Challenges with industrial mentors designing eco-friendly buildings and…
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Meeting the author Lucy A Jones

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Dawlish Community College were pleased to welcome local author Lucy A Jones to the College on Monday 24th March for a creative writing workshop and to discuss her  book The Nightmare Factory. Lucy Jones was a lovely woman to be taught the basics of character building by and she was…
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Young Enterprise – Tenner Challenge

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

This is a new club that has been initiated at Dawlish Community College to help inspire the next generation of young business people and entrepreneurs. The Young Enterprise scheme has been running for 50 years and the College has six students who have registered to participate in this exciting club. The…
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Students support Sport Relief

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

On Friday 21st March students and staff at Dawlish Community College took part in the Sport Relief Mile. Each student ran, jogged or walked a mile around the college sports field to raise money for Sport Relief.  Some students completed 4 or 5 miles and the two students who completed…
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Building our very own Hovercraft

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

The Dawlish Community College Hovercraft Club is an extra-curricular Pupil Premium funded STEM (Science, Technology Engineering and Maths) project to engage and raise the aspirations of Key Stage 4 engineering students who would not normally have the chance to try something like this.  The venture is supported by the Hovercraft Club…
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