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DLP Football Tournament 2017

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Last night, children from across the Dawlish Learning Partnership took part in the annual DLP Football Tournament.

Teams of children from Starcross, Kenn, Kenton, Cockwood and Westcliff Primary Schools took part in a pool of matches with Westcliff claiming the most wins.

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DLP Boccia Tournament 2017

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On Friday 21st April 2017, Ratcliffe School hosted the third annual Boccia Tournament to be held within the Dawlish Learning Partnership. Children from schools across the  Partnership came together to play Boccia in a friendly competition.

Boccia is an inclusive seated bowling game and involves two teams playing against each other to bowl their balls as close to the ‘jack’ as possible.

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Hindu Workshop

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Ravi Nathwani kindly came and shared some lovely Hindu artefacts with  Class 2 this week.

He told us some stories about Hindu gods and shared Hindu customs and traditions with us.
The workshop helped us to reflect upon and consolidate our learning about Hinduism.  (more…)

World Book Day 2017

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Staff and children thoroughly enjoyed celebrating reading on World Book Day.

Each class spent the day completing a range of reading related activities. During the morning we gathered into our House Teams and shared a range of books with each other. All the children loved reading with someone from a different class.

In our whole school assembly staff read an extract from their favourite children’s book these included ‘Daisy Dawson’ and ‘Green Peas and Ham’ by Doctor Seuss. (more…)

Cockwood win DLP High 5 Tournament

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On Thursday 9th March teams from across the Dawlish Learning Partnership met at the astro courts in Dawlish to take part in the 2017 DLP High 5 Netball Tournament.

Teams from Kenton & Cockwood Primary Schools along with Westcliff Primary Academy and Gatehouse ACE Academy all demonstrated excellent netball skills, teamwork and sportsmanship as they played a round robin of matches, all hoping to become the overall winners of the afternoon.

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Music in the Castle

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The children in Years 5/6 were treated to an afternoon of Opera at Powderham Castle this afternoon.

12 children attended a ‘Grand Opera’ performance in the prestigious James Wyatt room, where they listened to a range of Gilbert and Sullivan, Mozart and more. 

There were 5 performers present who performed a variety of solos, duets and ensemble pieces with their pianist. They performed for an hour, and then allowed time for a quick Q&A session where our Head Boy Henry asked a question in front of the room! They told us about their love of music, how they warm up and their favourite songs.  (more…)

Cockwood’s third Cross Country victory!

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Schools from across the Dawlish Learning Partnership met on Thursday 23rd February to compete in the annual DLP Cross country run.

Runners were split into teams of children from years 3 & 4, who completed one lap of the course and teams of children from years 5 & 6 ran an extended route.

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