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Vacancy: Cleaning Supervisor
Ivy Education Trust is seeking to appoint an outstanding Cleaning Supervisor with drive, passion, enthusiasm to join the College’s Premises Team, which is responsible for maintaining the highest stand...
All About Me’ Programme Year 9
  ‘All About Me’ was successfully run at Dawlish College during the summer term in 2021. Over the past few weeks, we have delivered this programme again, this time to all of our Year 9 students.‘All A...
The Wizard Of Oz
There's still time to buy tickets for the College production, which takes place on 19 and 20 July. Tickets must be purchased in advance using parentmail.We hope to see you there!
Art Workshop
A large number of Year 8 students recently spent time working with Steve Buckler to produce some work inspired by a range of techniques in Art. The day was funded by The Helen Foundation and we are ve...
Blackbelt Success
We are so proud of Maisie who received her blackbelt in kickboxing. She attended the PUMA ceremony on Sunday in Bristol and was awarded her belt but also won a rare prize for best junior spirit test (...
Open Tours 2022
A fantastic opportunity for parents of Year 5 and 6 to see the College at work.
Year 10 PPE Timetable
The Year 10 Pre Public Examinations take place from Wednesday 22 June. Click on the link below for the timetable.Year 10 PPE Exams    
Electives
Find out about the electives for next year! Click on the link below!
Success on the pitch!
It was fantastic to catch up with Sasha recently, who attended Dawlish College until 2019. She is now playing for Torquay United Women’s 1st Football TeamLast week Sasha stepped up from being a centre...
Extracurricular Clubs and Activities: Summer 2022
At Dawlish College we are proud of our broad extracurricular offer and of our staff who go the extra mile to provide so many enrichment opportunities for our students. Please look through the clubs th...
National Apprenticeship Information
Building Greater Exeter have many useful resources about Apprenticeships in Construction and the Built Environment, not only for students but for parents as well. They are:• Apprenticeships Page Appre...
Colour In Nature
We are delighted to publish our ten chosen entries for the Dawlish Waters Rotary Photography competition, in both the Intermediate and Senior Groups. The theme was 'Colour in Nature' and students were...
Rewards Trips
At the end of the winter term College ran a reward trip to Hound Tor, Dartmoor, with the 15 top achieving students in Yr10 based on ATL (Attitude to Learning) scores selected to attend the climbing an...
Vacancy: Examinations Invigilator
Examinations InvigilatorNewton Abbot College and Dawlish CollegeEstuaries Multi Academy Trust is seeking Examination Invigilators for two of the schools within our Trust, Dawlish College and Newton Ab...
Christmas Gifts
Every year around Christmas time, we send hampers to our local community, especially those who are less fortunate, who may not have any family around them to be with at Christmas time, and those we fe...
British Council Success For Dawlish College
British Council International School Award success for Dawlish CollegeDawlish College has been awarded Intermediate level of the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition...
Westcliff Create Speed!
We were delighted to welcome Yr 5 Holcombe Class from Westcliff Primary into the college recently. Mrs Mort and the Design Technology Department have been working on a joint project based around space...
Book Fair 2021
We wanted to send a huge thank you to those you of who have supported this year's book fair, either by directly buying a book or voucher, or encouraging family and friends to do the same. Many of the ...
Parents' Forum November 2021
Parents’ Forum took place on 17th November 2021, providing an opportunity to share ideas to continue to drive the college forward. A number of topics were discussed.Parents want the widest range of ex...
Over 70s England Hockey tournament
What a pleasure it was to host the Over 70s England Hockey tournament before half term. We were delighted to be part of this annual event-where students got to watch the European champions Over 70s En...
School League Tables 2021
The Government has updated the school league tables with 2021 exam results. Follow this link to see the ranking for Devon Education Authority schools.Government League Tables for Devon Schools 2021
Moldova Shoebox Appeal 2021
Congratulations on your fantastic effort! The Student Leaders loaded over 170 shoes boxes collected as part of the Moldova appeal into the cars today.We are so grateful. Thank you so much for your gen...
Year 10 Food Students Create Art
Take a look at the fantastic artwork by year 10 GCSE Food students as they create and decorate their Focaccia.                
Senior Student Leadership Team 2021-2022
Welcome to our new Year 11 Senior Student Leadership Team for 2021-2022. We're looking forward to an exciting year!
Transition
For students, parents and carers of those joining us in September, below is the video link for the Transition video. We hope you enjoy it!Transition Video
Day of Sport Years 7 & 8 2021
What another amazing day with such wonderful students from Years 7 and 8 competing in an Athletics competition and a Rounders tournament. Its been a record breaking few days with even more school reco...
Day of Sport Year 9 and 10 2021
Day of Sport 2021 with Year 9 and 10 on Monday 19th July was a brilliant success. All students were brilliantly behaved and worked really hard, despite the heat and special circumstances. We had a num...
Year 5 Forensic Scientists
The Case of the Stolen ChemicalsYear 5 students from Exminster and Starcross primary schools donned their forensic scientist hats and took part in CSI sessions. Students used chromatography, fingerpri...
Awards Evening 2021
It was a pleasure to welcome a select number of students and parents/carers back onto the school site on Thursday to take part in our annual Awards Evening in person. Safety was at the forefront of ou...
Year 10 Art Workshop
The Helen foundation kindly financed and supported our Year 10 Art students with a one day Artist workshop run by James Hedge, exploring Identity in relation to Climate crisis.In preparation for the w...
Sex Education Focus
The teaching of Relationship and Sex Education is not only mandatory, but extremely important to help develop and broaden our learner's personal journey. I was really heartened to see the way in which...
Bringing History to Life
Recently, Year 9 students attended a talk from Holocaust survivor Michael Brown co-ordinated by the Holocaust Educational Trust and arranged by Miss Wright. Michael talked about his early life in Opol...
UKMT Maths Challenge 2021
This week we have 70 students from years 7 and 8 taking part in the UKMT Maths Challenge; a 60-minute, multiple-choice competition aimed at students across the UK.It encourages mathematical reasoning,...
Welcome to Dawlish College
Welcome to the college! Click on the link below to find out more about the college.Please contact Kbukowski@dawlish.devon.sch.uk for a tour of the college – we would love to welcome you any time to su...
Twinning Association Donation
Dawlish College was delighted to receive a donation from the Dawlish Twinning Association to support work in the Modern Foreign Languages Faculty. As a town, Dawlish is twinned with Carhaix-Plouguer i...
Remote Education Provision January 2021
For details of our remote education provision, please click on the link below:Remote Education Provision January 2021
Thank You!
Thank you to all parents who sent through such kind words for staff. I was overwhelmed by the many emails from parents after my plea. Below are just some of the many words of praise from our parent co...
STEM Challenge
Last week, Year 8 students participated in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) challenge arranged by the Smallpeice Trust,  an educational charity whose aim is to get students interest...
Devon County Council COVID-19 Update
Dear Parent/Carer,We’ve had a good start to the academic year in Devon, with more than 90% of pupils back in school, which is excellent.There’s always a rise in the number of bugs and illness at the s...
Learning Centre Gets Top Recognition
We are so very proud that our learning centre managers have recently been recognised nationally for their fantastic work.Mrs Meredith and Mrs Cotton were recently commended by the Society of Authors, ...
Results 2021 - Congratulations!
Fantastic to see so many smiling faces as our Year 11 students collected their well-deserved results!Well done to every single one of you - we are very proud of all you have achieved!     
Art Exhibition 2020
At Dawlish College we usually celebrate the year's GCSE Art achievements by selecting nominees for our Dawlish Art Award from our 6 GCSE art groups. We choose from outcomes produced in our 3 annual ar...
A Message from staff May 2020
A few words from staff during this difficult time. We hope you are well and keeping safe.....but we miss you!But we miss you...
Languages Speaking Success
Recently 9 very excited (and nervous) students from both colleges travelled to Barnstaple together to take part in a regional MFL Speaking Competition, being held at Pilton Community College. They had...
Licensed for D of E
We are delighted to announce that Dawlish College is now officially a licensed centre for the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.The Duke of Edinburgh's Award is the world's leading youth achievement awar...
Dawlish Remembers
The Last Post played at Dawlish CollegeYesterday morning, as part of Remembrance activities at Dawlish College, year 7 and 8 students were given a very moving Remembrance Assembly by the Head of Colle...
Recommended Reading
Some parents have been asking recently about recommended reading lists for their sons and daughters. Whilst I would always argue that any text which is well written is worthwhile, and any classic will...
OFSTED Inspection 2019
I am delighted to be able to share with you the outcome of our recent Ofsted inspection Overall Effectiveness GoodEffectiveness of leadership and management GoodQuality of teaching, learning and asses...

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