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Dawlish Community College

Address: Elm Grove Road, Dawlish, Devon EX7 0BY

Principal: Mr J Simon

Tel (8.15am until 4.00pm term time only): 01626 862318

Fax: 01626 862318


Who to Contact

Illness or absence from College – Please telephone reception on 01626 862318 and or write directly to your child’s tutor.

Enquiries about academic progress or welfare – Please contact your child’s Team Leader – Mr J Clements, Head of Lower School and Mr D Osborne, Head of Upper School.

Urgent messages – Please telephone reception on 01626 862318.

All parents are welcome to request contact with the Principal, Mr J Simon.

If you would like a paper copy of our policies or any other information shown on our website, please contact or phone 01626 862318. Please ensure your request includes your name and postal address.

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Key Staff Contacts

PositionMember of Staff
PrincipalMr J Simon
Vice Principal (Teaching and Learning)Mrs Wickham
Assistant Principal (Safeguarding and Behaviour)Mrs Bukowski
Assistant Principal (Curriculum and Timetable)Mr Henderson
Business Manager Mrs C Medland
Principal's Personal AssistantMrs N Drake
SENCOMrs A Williams

Year Group Team Leaders

PositionMember of Staff
Head of Lower SchoolMr J Clements
Head of Upper SchoolMr D Osborne
Year 11 Progress LeaderMs E Wiseman

Directors of Learning

PositionMember of Staff
English (with Humanities )Ms Simmons
Mathematics (with Computing and Business Studies)Ms Stimpson
Science (with Technology)Mrs K McGeever
Modern Foreign Languages (with Expressive Arts and PE) Mr T Sewell

Middle Leaders

PositionMember of staff
HistoryMs Wright
GeographyMs Scott
Beliefs, Values and EthicsMs Fox
PE (Acting)Ms Dempsey
PSHEMs Wright
Design TechnologyMrs Belworthy
Expressive ArtsMr Waterworth
Buisness Studies and ComputingMr Malcolm

Key stage Coordinators

EnglishMs Davies
MathsMs Blackwell
ScienceMs Adams
MFLMs Watterson

Support Staff

PositionMember of Staff
Data Manager Mrs L. O'Brien
Education Welfare Officer Mr C Frewin
Exams OfficerMrs M Bannister
Kitchen Manager Mrs S Willoughby
IT Network ManagerMr D Bird
Learning Resource Centre ManagerMrs J Van Spyk
Assistant SENCoMrs S Hillyard
Maintenance Manager Mr I Woods


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Directions to the college


Map showing location of the College (provided by google maps)

Site map of Dawlish Community College

Approaching from Exeter

  • Pass the turning on the left to Dawlish Warren.
  • Pass the garage on the left (Marine Garage).
  • Pass the next turning on the right (to Dawlish Leisure Centre).
  • Pass Catholic Church on the right.
  • Take the next right into Elm Grove Road.  The College is on the right.

Approaching from Teignmouth/Dawlish town centre

  • Through Dawlish town centre, forward over the bridge over the brook and through the ‘S’ bends
  • Pass garage on left (Dawlish Repair Centre)
  • After the zebra crossing take the next turning left into Elm Grove Road.  The College is on the right.