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Primary Technology Challenge – Science

Monday, March 10th, 2014

27 students from our 7 partner primary schools arrived at Dawlish Community College on Wednesday 5th March to take part in a forensic science challenge morning.  Once the introductions were out of the way, the morning was broken into two sessions. The first gave the students a chance to get…
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Dawlish Community College Year 5 Technology Specialism Competition

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Dawlish Community College are again hosting a Technology Specialism Competition for Year 5 Gifted and Talented pupils from the seven Primary Schools within Dawlish Learning Partnership; Exminster, Kenn, Kenton, Starcross, Cockwood, Westcliff and Gatehouse Primary Schools. The events will take place across 4 subject areas – Science, ICT, Design and…
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Science Primary Outreach Programme

Monday, February 10th, 2014

As part of Dawlish Community College’s ongoing outreach work with partner primary schools they are offering a series of  morning workshops within the Science faculty for Gifted and Talented Year 5 pupils. The pupils are invited to come along and work in the College over three mornings from 9.20 – 10.30 am….
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College welcomes visitors during Open Week

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Dawlish Community College held its popular Open Week for prospective students and parents which began with the launch of  the Cooperative Trust membership. This continued on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings with  senior members of staff and the Principal, Mr John Simon hosting a series of informal Coffee Mornings in the…
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3… 2…1… Get Cooking!

Monday, July 8th, 2013

The Fun Food Company served up a lovely treat for the new students who will be starting at Dawlish Community College in September. Two teams battled it out to become the winners after competing in a ‘Ready Steady Cook’ style challenge. The Green Peas headed by Mrs Mort took on…
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Dawlish Community College Specialism Evening

Monday, July 1st, 2013

On Tuesday 25th June 2013, Dawlish Community College hosted their sixth successful Specialism Evening involving the College students and Year 5 pupils from the Partner Primary Schools. The evening commenced with the College students receiving their performance awards for Maths, Science and Design Technology.  The awards were presented by Dr…
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Generation Inspiration

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Well…..    This has been a very busy and exciting two days so far. For those of you that don’t know me, my name is Jon Waterworth and I’m Head of Music at Dawlish Community College. The Music DLP are one third through the composing of a Piano Concerto….. Sounds…
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Science Mission Impossible?

Friday, December 10th, 2010

The Red Rock Skills Centre in Dawlish was a setting for Science Super Learning event on Friday 10th December. Children from Westcliff, Cockwood, Exminster and Kenn Primary Schools, and Oaklands Park School faced a number of Mission Impossible challenges as they tackled problems of electronics, hydraulics and velocity! The challenges…
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Barefoot to Bigfoot!

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Making the move from Primary to Secondary School can be quite a challange. Dawlish Community College already works with local Primary Schools, inviting year 6 children along to the school in the summer term, but this year we decided to do something extra. We arranged for Kate Mears from Bigfoot…
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Are you starting at Dawlish Community College in September?

Monday, June 14th, 2010

Latest News We are aware that some primary school pupils are away on school trips this week and won’t find out about this until Friday. No Problem! Children can simply arrive at Dawlish Community College on Monday at either 4.00 pm or 5.00 pm and join us, they will need…
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