Last Wednesday children from Nursery to Year one dazzled family and friends with a wonderful performance of 'Whoops-a-Daisy Angel'. The nativity play told the story of a little angel who was never chosen for important jobs until she was given the most important job of all - leading the shepherds and kings to see baby Jesus. Children worked hard to learn the songs and the narrators did a fantastic job of telling the story. All the adults in Early Years and Year One were so pro
Congrautlations to Elise Goodwin who plays the flut and Georgia Hammoudeh Webb who plays the clarinet who have both been offered a place in the Devon Youth Concert Orchestra! The orchestra provides an excellent opportunity for young musicians from all over Devon to experience orchestral music.
The repertoire includes film themes, light classics and any music with appeal to young orchestral players.
Music teacher Mr Chamberlain has expressed how proud he is of the girls an
Charlie Parker now in his second year at Bath Spa university studying film and television production has returned to his old stomping ground. Charlie had undertaken a weeks work experience at Dartmouth Academy where he studied before Univerity. He has been inspiring students and staff alike, with his technical abilities. Director of learning Nicola Perrott said 'it's always great to keep in touch with our students who go off to university.' Charlie has definitely enriched out
Thank you to all those who joined us for our annual Carol Service at St Saviour's Church on Tuesday evening. The evening started with mince pies and mulled wine, followed by readings from students and wonderful performances from the academy choir, led by Music teacher Mr Chamberlain. The performances were exceptional and the church was filled with festive cheer as everyone joined in to sing Carols. Parents said that it was “an amazing night” and said that “Christmas started t
Tina Graham has been appointed as permanent Principal of Dartmouth Academy. The post was advertised nationally and a shortlist of candidates were interviewed by members of the Interim Advisory Committee, two of whom are parents, and members of the ASW Board. The decision to appoint Mrs Graham was unanimous. The Chair of the Committee, Bob Mitchell, said, “Tina will be an outstanding principal of the Academy. She has a very clear vision of what needs to be done, and the abi
On Friday 4th of December hundreds of potatoes were peeled, tables were beautifully decorated with handmade lanterns, and Christmas carols were ringing out across the school. A fun and festive day took place for the annual Dartmouth Caring lunch at Dartmouth Academy. Students worked together to produce a delicious roast dinner with all the trimmings, traditional Christmas pudding and mince pies, followed by tea, coffee and chocolates for those who had any room left! Students
On Friday 4th December we held the annual Academy Winter Fayre which we held on site for a second year running. A number of local businesses set up stalls selling handmade gifts and seasonal treats, parents and excited children queued up to see Santa and students provided some fantastic musical entertainment. We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who supported the event, whether it was making cakes or items to sell, holding a stall, donating a raffle prize, or he
The awards evening at Dartmouth Academy for the class of 2015 was a huge success. Students proudly collected GCSE and AS certificates after listening to an inspiring speech from guest speaker, Claudia Benzies.
Claudia also presented a generous donation to the Art and Design department in memory of her daughter to support a whole school display system; Director of Learning, Nicola Perrott, said, “Claudia’s daughter, Miranda, attended this school and will always be a part o