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Student Of The Month March 2021
Congratulations to Faith for being awarded Student Of The Month for March.It is clear from the many comments received why staff were delighted to nominate Faith - a few are below:I'm really pleased th...
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...
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,...
About Me Programme 2021
We are excited to be delivering a new communications programme, called “About Me” to our Year 7 students as part of our dynamic careers programme.  Students will be coming out of one of their normal l...
World Book Day Success
This year we celebrated World Book Day with Scholastic, the team that brings us our Book Fairs, for a week of free events. Each day all Year 7 and 8 students had the opportunity to enjoy an array of w...
Clubs and Activities Summer 2021
Despite the limitations placed on us by the COVID system of controls that we have to implement, we are delighted to be able to offer your child a varied and exciting range of extracurricular opportuni...
A short story
We are very proud of this fantastic short story, written for English coursework, inspired by a picture and definitely think it's worth reading. Well done Meagan!“What was she like?” The stranger asked...
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...
La Galette des Rois 2021
 During the month of January, the MFL team have been celebrating Epiphany with the French traditional cake “La Galette des Rois” (King’s Cake). Madame Marc baked a Galette des Rois on Epiphany day in ...
Year 9 Careers Support
This term your child will have some important decisions to make when choosing their option subjects. Post-16 Colleges work very closely with us here at Dawlish College, offering a wide range of course...
Holocaust Memorial Day 2021: Be the light in the darkness
‘We will continue to do our bit for as long as we can, secure in the knowledge that others will continue to light a candle long after us.’- Gena Turgel MBE, survivor of the Holocaust (1923-2018)KS3 st...
Getting Help During The Covid Pandemic
If you are facing hardship, Teignbridge District Council are offering various ways to help. Click on the links below to find out more:Teignbridge Hardship FundGetting Help
Newton Abbot College Sixth Form Offer
A message from NACAs you are aware, Newton Abbot College is able to provide post-16 education to students across the Estuaries Multi-Academy Trust. We have welcomed Dawlish College students to our six...
Bicton College Update for Year 11 Students January 2021
Bicton College Information:Is there a deadline for me to submit my college application?We can accept applications for this academic year up until September 2021, however we advise that you submit your...
Careers in Art
Thinking about whether to take Art as an option and wondering what the career opportunities might be? Click on the link for more information about what it entails and the different career pathways you...
Remote Education Provision January 2021
For details of our remote education provision, please click on the link below:Remote Education Provision January 2021
Teignmouth Sixth Form College Virtual Open Evening 2021
Interested in following courses at Teignmouth Sixth Form College in 2021?Click on the links below to find out about the college and the courses available, as well as their virtual open evening.Open Ev...
Reading achievements
At the end of a busy term it's good to celebrate the quizzing achievements of years 7 and 8 students and the amount of reading they have done.The prizes for the most words read went to Ozzy in year 7 ...
ASDAN Christmas Visit 2020
Mrs Parr was delighted to escort the Year 10 ASDAN group to the Alice Cross Centre in Teignmouth, to help support the elderly and local community.Due to Covid, the Alice Cross Centre is unable to prov...
Student Of The Month November & December 2020
Congratulations to Olivia and Keison for being awarded Student Of The Month.In November, we were delighted to award Student of The Month to Olivia. It was clear from the comments received why staff we...
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...
Bicton College Courses 2021
Bicton College specialises in agriculture and outdoor working. They currently offers courses in such topics as animal care, countryside management, horticulture, veterinary nursing, agricultural engin...
Moldova Shoebox Appeal
You are amazing! We have had a fantastic response to our shoeboxes for Moldova appeal and today 184 boxes were loaded into cars and delivered, ready to be shipped to very needy families.What a phenome...
Student Of The Month - September 2020
We are delighted to announce our first Student Of The Month! Staff have been asked to nominate students who they feel have made an outstanding effort this month academically and in all aspects of coll...
Student Of The Month October 2020
Congratulations to Ethan who has been selected as Student of the Month for October.Staff have been asked to nominate students they feel have made an outstanding effort this month academically and in a...
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...
Zooming To Success F1 Style
We were excited to hear that one of our students has recently been mixing with Formula 1 success!Amelie was made aware of an opportunity to work with Jennie Gow, a sports presenter with the BBC, by he...
Zero Tolerance To Hate Crime Pledge
Dawlish College has signed up to the "Zero Tolerance To Hate Crime" campaign! We have pledged to:•promote an equal society to uphold the rights of everyone and we will work to eliminate unlawful discr...
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, ...
Meet our Student Leadership Team 2020
Welcome to our new Student Leadership team - Alex, Callie, Callum, Ethan, Jayden, Josie, Lola, Lucy, Malachi and Olivia. We also send congratulations to our Key Stage 3 Student Leaders - Eric, Hannah,...
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...
Results 2020 - Congratulations!
Fantastic to see so many smiling faces yesterday 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...
Building Greater Exeter Education Hub
 The BUILDING GREATER EXETER EDUCATION HUB’ is now live. The hub provides lots of engaging activities and educational resources to help those interested in learning more about the construction industr...
Transition 2020
For students, parents and carers of those joining us in September, below is the video link for the Transition 2020 video. We hope you enjoy it!Transition 2020
Apprenticeship Information 2020
Click on the link below for information about apprenticeships for parents and carers.Information Pack
RE in Lockdown
In RE students have been asked to find ways to explore beliefs at this time, to thank or to motivate others. Here's some examples of excellent work.           
Careers Education At Home 2020
Click on the links  below for information and careers guidance whilst we are all working from working from home.Careers Guidance For StudentsResources For Parents
MFL in lockdown May 2020
Year 10 students in MFL have been working hard at all aspects of their GCSE course, including writing about their own experiences of lockdown (le confinement) in French. This week they have been resea...
Coronavirus Update
The government has announced that anyone with symptoms of coronavirus is now eligible to book a test, ahead of the rollout of the test and trace service. Anyone experiencing a new, continuous cough; h...
Careers News
Exeter College have a new 'Information for Schools' page on their website. This includes things like a virtual assembly for Year 10s (this replaces the introductory year 10 careers assembly that they ...
Art In Lockdown
Some fantastic examples of Art work being produced during lockdown.          
Technology in Lockdown
Some stunning work being produced by our students in lockdown.             
Key Stage 3 Art in Lockdown
More examples of Art work produced by Key Stage 3 students during lockdown. Well done everyone!        
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...
Design Technology at home
Some fantastic photographs of your food technology and craft work from home. Well done Isla, Chloe, Anna, Lily and Connor and everyone for their efforts!           
Motte and Bailey
Well done Charlotte for this amazing (and edible) Motte and Bailey model!
Year 10 Art Work
Fantastic to see some of the Art work from our Year 10 GCSE Art students based on their topic "Human Form" completed under these difficult circumstances. Their resilience and creativity is amazing! We...
Young Devon Support
Young Devon are offering a wide range of digital support, delivering a range of services by 'phone, video-call and e mail.  
Coping With Stress
The attachment offers a range of information about mental health and how to cope during the current crisis for parents and students. Well worth a read!Teens and Parents Help Pack  
School Closure Update 20 March 2020
Parentmail is experiencing an increase in demand currently and so their systems are struggling to cope. We have information in the pipeline with them and it should all be with you by the end of the da...
Women In Industry
We recently took two groups out to explore the world of work. They clearly enjoyed their experience!Medical Mavericks Year 10 students who are interested in a career in the NHS were invited along to a...
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...
Aiming High
A group of students from Year 8 spent the day at Marjon University, Plymouth before half term finding out about what studying at University really means.They were engaged in a range of sessions, inclu...
Coronavirus Information For Parents Update
 Devon Public Health have put together a website aimed at residents, parents and schools which brings together all the relevant public links to information about Coronavirus. Follow the link below for...
Buckfast Abbey Experience
Recently Year 8 students went to a day of spiritual and moral activities organised by Buckfast Abbey.The high-light of the day was the REconnect experience: a range of thought provoking and exciting a...
A Real Christmas Cracker
We had a fantastic evening last week at our Expressive Arts Christmas Cracker evening. A whole range of talent was on show and we were delighted to see so many parents, carers and friends. Well done t...
Rotary Young Chef Success
The second heat of the Rotary Young Chef Competition produced another close competition at the end of November. Local, Area and District Rotary competitions are being held at the College for the first...
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...
School League Tables 2019
The Government has updated the school league tables with 2019 exam results. Follow this link to see the ranking for Devon Education Authority schools.Government League Tables for Devon Schools 2019
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...
Parent Plus Programme
This is a programme run by Devon County Council for parents of adolescent children and considers how parents can connect and build good relationships with their teenage children, whilst also being fir...
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...
HappyMaps
Funded by Health Education England, HappyMaps is designed to help parents find useful resources on behaviour and mental health for their children - from babies to young adults.It is hoped that this wi...
Championing Mental Wellbeing
The statistics surrounding teenage mental health are worrying: 20% of adolescents may experience a mental health problem in any given year; 50% of mental health problems are established by the age of ...
Momo Challenge Warning
The college has been made aware of some nasty challenges (Momo Challenge) which are hacking into children’s programmes, social media and online games.This ‘challenge’ targets young people and encourag...
Open Daw Thanks
We were very proud to receive a letter of thanks from The Open Daw Community Information Centre in Dawlish following a visit by our students last week.A group of students visited the centre keen to se...

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