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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!
Vacancy for Raising Standards Leader: MFL
Dawlish College is a vibrant and exciting place to be. As a relatively small school we have the luxury of knowing every young person as an individual whilst also being able to offer every opportunity....
Careers Focus- September 2021
Careers focus: Autumn Term 2021 – Employability SkillsYear 7 CareersTo help them develop their communication skills and improve their confidence levels, making them more employable in the future, we w...
Extracurricular Clubs and Activities Autumn Term 2021
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...
Inclusion Co-ordinator Vacancy
Inclusion Co-ordinatorDawlish CollegeFixed Term until 31st August 2022Dawlish College is a vibrant and exciting place to be. As a relatively small school we have the luxury of knowing every young pers...
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...
Student of The Month June and July 2021
Congratulations to our students of the month for June and July!In June we were over the moon to award Student of The Month to Charlotte. It was clear from the comments received why staff were thrilled...
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...
Demystifying SEND workshops
Some people will know from birth that their child has a disability and will have information given by health professionals. For many parents the special educational needs of their child emerge over ti...
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
On Monday 3rd May, 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 lif...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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
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...
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.  
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...
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...
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...

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