Our recent Skills Day on Friday 5th June saw Year 9 students participating in an enterprise activity called the Property Challenge. The day was jointly organised with Education Business Group, Dartmouth Academy, South West Science and Technology Ambassadors and Cavanna Homes.
Students worked in teams to design and develop a sustainable housing estate with 20 houses maximising the land and hopefully making a profit for their teams.
The day was led by Martin Cavanna of Cava
Do you have any old children's picture books at home that you no longer need? We are looking for more picture books for our younger learners for our Academy Library. Please bring any donations to the main reception or to the Helpdesk. Thank you.
Year 10 learners are in now in the final couple of weeks of preparation and revision for their pre-public exams (previously known as mock exams) that they will be taking during the week beginning Monday 22nd June. Learners in Years 7-9 will also be completing end-of-year Maths assessments on Monday 29th June. The timetable for the exams can now be viewed on our website, or you can tap here to view a copy.
Dartmouth Academy Friends are once again holding a Bingo Night at Townstal Community Hall this coming Monday 15th June. All proceeds raised will be put towards play equipment for children at the Academy. There'll be great prizes for winners and refreshments will be available. Doors open at 6:30pm with Eyes Down at 7:30pm. Everyone welcome.
Booksellers Carriage are looking for a trainee to assist in customer service and admin support as part of a small, friendly team in their busy Dartmouth office. This opportunity would be ideal for a school leaver.
The ideal candidate will have a good telephone manner, some computer skills and, once trained, be able to provide excellent service and support to all customers and potential customers. 37.5 hours per week.
Please send a CV or contact victoria@booksellerscarriag
Frenchtastic and Spanishtastic will be starting up again at Dartmouth Library on Saturday 6th June. For ages 2 to 7.
Come along and join in the fun, helping your children pick up a skill for life by learning French or Spanish through songs, games and stories. 7 Sessions altogether, £4 per session. 10 – 10.30am for Frenchtastic and 10.45 – 11.15am for Spanishtastic. For more information please contact Zoe on 07511814834 or firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to a member of staff a
Each week, children in Years 1-6 answer questions posed to them by the maths games website, Sumdog. The pupils challenge themselves to answer as many questions as possible throughout the week, with those who answer the most questions awarded the accolade of Sumdog Champion! Last week's champions were:
Year 1 - Miya Passmore
Year 2/3 - Tyler Hendin
Year 3/4 - Summer Turner
Year 5/6C - Kerenza Walton
Year 5/6P - Beth Giles
This year has been 'interesting' as we have moved across to join Academies South West. After 9 months of this new multi academy trust, the future is now starting to take shape with a shared clarity of purpose across the whole organisation being the next step. Bringing three local school organisations together with a common purpose does take time but is now happening at speed. All of us have seen advantages from the formation of the trust and all have experienced teething issu
31st of May is the last date for teaching staff to take up new posts starting in September. Now we have passed that deadline and I am able to give you the full picture.
For our third year running we have a full complement of specialist teaching staff for September.
Some changes are still to be made for September where expansion is planned, for example in Early Years where we plan to increase our afternoon provision and provide before and after school support. Additionally