Head's Welcome

Head of College Welcome

Welcome to Dawlish College.

It continues to be an absolute privilege to be the Headteacher at Dawlish College – the staff and students are second to none and take all of life’s challenges in their stride. Despite current uncertainties as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, we continue to hold onto our core purpose in all that we do. Behind all of the decisions taken and measures put in place sits the balance between keeping staff and students safe whilst also providing them with a varied and exciting school experience.

Dawlish College is a vibrant and exciting place to be, where we have the highest expectations of staff and students alike and seek to provide challenge at every available opportunity. As a small school, we have a very proud record of holistic support, care and individual attention: the happiness and well-being of our students is of paramount importance and is a vital foundation for their growth and development. Our college has an atmosphere of creativity and positivity that is generated by the provision of excellent opportunities for every individual thereby maximising the outcomes and improving the life chances of the young people in our care.

As a parent myself, I understand that you want your child to be inspired, supported and challenged to be the best version of themselves within an environment that knows them and values them as an individual. Thank you for entrusting me with the care and education of your child, present or future, and I look forward to unlocking their ambitions as I get to know them and work closely with you.

K Bukowski
Headteacher

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Non Uniform Day 16 December 2022 - posted 5th Dec

On Friday 16th December we are holding a non-uniform day to mark the last day of term and Christmas. Your child may choose to show their support for the day by wearing a Christmas jumper or T-shirt or something Christmassy. Students’ clothing should be appropriate and suitable for a day of learning.

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Vacancy: Assistant Headteacher - posted 24th Nov

Assistant Headteacher

Ivy Education Trust is seeking to appoint a visionary and enthusiastic Assistant Headteacher who will help drive the development and delivery of a motivating and engaging curriculum and continually develop the quality of teaching and learning at Dawlish College.

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Breakfast Offer - posted 22nd Nov

Innovate, our catering provider, are now offering a breakfast service in Millennium Hall from 7.45am. Please see the attached flyer for details, including the offer of free porridge for all students.
We will also continue to offer our 'breakfast club' in the Maths building alongside this provision and neither of these services require any pre-booking.

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Vacancy: Local Governance Officer - posted 3rd Oct

Local Governance Officer

Ivy Education Trust is seeking to appoint a Local Governance Officer for one of the academies within our Trust: Dawlish College. Training will be provided as part of the Trust’s ongoing training programme, along with support from the Trust Governance Officer and team. An identical role is currently vacant at Starcross Primary School and there is an option to have one Local Governance Officer for both schools if applicants are looking to increase their working hours (please state any interest in this on application).

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Art Workshop - posted 6th Jul

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 very grateful for their support.

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