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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...
Collection of Design Technology Practical Work
Collection of GCSE Design and Technology Practical WorkIf your son/daughter has not already done so and now wishes to collect their GCSE Design and Technology practical Work (June 2019 and 2020) can t...
GCSE Art Collection
Collection of GCSE Art WorkIf your son/daughter has not already done so and now wishes to collect their GCSE Art work (June 2020) can they please do so as soon as possible before 4th December 2020.Due...
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...
GCSE Certificates 2020
Dear former student of Dawlish College,We are pleased to inform you that your GCSE certificates are now available for collection from main reception at the college. When collecting please ensure you h...
Pre-Public Exams 2020
Below are details of the PPEs, due to take place between 7-18 December 2020More information will be released to students regarding seating plans and location of their exams, nearer the time. We will a...
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...
Moldova Shoe box Appeal
We are delighted to announce that we will be collecting “Shoe Boxes for Moldova” once again. Each year the campaign helps to bring smiles to many faces through the Christmas period.We would be extreme...
Senior Maintenance Technician Vacancy
Senior Maintenance Technician (permanent): Scale 6 (salary points 19-22) £25,481 - £27,041 per annum 37 hours a week all year roundDawlish College, as part of the Estuaries Multi Academy Trust is seek...
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...
Clubs and Activities: Autumn 2020
Click on the link to find out about clubs and activities for Autumn 2020Autumn Clubs 2020
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...
Start of Term September 2020
As we approach the start of term I wanted to revisit some information and bring you up to date with changes. For your reference I have attached the letter and supporting document that was sent out at ...
PE Kit Update
Just to update parents, following a few recent enquiries, the college is phasing out the 4 coloured house system. As a result of this, if any new PE kit needed by students, Thomas Moore have been inst...
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!       
Open College Tours 2020
With deadlines for secondary school choices looming for September 2021, we would like to invite parents of students in Year 4,5 or 6 to come along for a personalised visit and tour of the college. Giv...
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...
Exeter College Virtual Tour 2020
Exeter College are disappointed they are unable to offer Discovery Days for Year 10 students to visit Exeter College. Students usually have a tour and three ‘taster sessions’ with subjects or courses ...
Welcome Back Year 10!
This week the college saw the return of our year 10 students, in small groups, for their first face to face teaching in almost 3 months. It was lovely to see students' happy faces engaging with each o...
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.           
Poetry On The Web
Year 7 have been exploring poetry during lockdown and writing their own. Click on the link for a fantastic example!Poetry Fox
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 ...
International Nurses' Day 2020
Today is International Nurses' Day. Yr9 Health and Social Care students have been researching the roles of frontline workers and the history of our wonderful NHS.         
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.  
How Grades Will Be Awarded 2020
A short video from Ofqual explaining how GCSEs will be awarded this summer.How Grade Will be Awarded 
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...
Actions to limit the spread of Covid-19
As part of our ongoing process of review and action to delay the spread of Covid-19 students (and staff) will no longer be able to refill water bottles in school if they are the type where the opening...
World Book Day
Local author John Townsend visited Dawlish College as part of our World Book Day activities. He initially led a large assembly consisting of all year 7 and 8 students. He immediately caught their atte...
Art Excursions
The Art Department have been out and about, using opportunities in Bristol and Plymouth to support and enhance the skills of the students.We left for Bristol expecting rain and wind and arrived to a b...
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...
Design Technology KS2 Challenge
Students from primary schools across the area were recently invited to take part in a challenge organised by Dawlish Rotary Club and Dawlish College. Students from five local primary schools including...
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...
Drugs Awareness Workshops
Year 8 students took part in a drugs awareness workshop recently with a visiting leader from Hope UK.Students were asked to consider the difference between drugs and the impact any form of stimulant c...
Christmas Cheer Delivered!
Students at the college have been collating and creating Christmas hampers full of goodies for the good people of Dawlish. Each tutor group collected donations of tins, chocolates, packets, cakes and ...
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...
Design Technology Success
Dawlish College Design Technology Faculty has been delighted to be working with Dawlish Community Transport, converting a mobility scooter into a more substantial car with promotional facilities.The i...
Teign Hockey
It was fantastic to see members of Teign Hockey Club working with KS3 students today, supporting and developing their skills on the hockey pitch. They will be visiting over the next few days  to work ...
Circus Comes To Dawlish
Last night, Dawlish College hosted their Year 5 showcase event. This year the theme was the Grand Circus! Staff and students from Dawlish College have been visiting many of the local primary schools o...
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...
Malawi Blog
Read more about Mrs Lithgow's visit to Malawi by following her blog.https://elizabethlithgow.wixsite.com/malawi 
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...
Jay's Aim Defibrillator
Dawlish College already had an internal defibrillator, but the money raised by students on the first non-uniform day since Jay's ...AIM was chosen as their 2019 charity of the year has paid for a publ...
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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