‘For four days starting on Monday 16th May, years 5 and 6 completed their level 1 and 2 cycling proficiency. They completed a range of activities at school and then, once they were ready, they rode off site around Cross Parks. The children were tested on their understanding of road signs and the highway code. The children thoroughly enjoyed Bikeability and talked about cycling at home more. Finley Wood said “Bikeability was really fun and exciting because we got to ride on th
Dartmouth Academy’s very own Rapunzel has had her lovely long hair cut for childrens cancer charity. The Little Princess Trust makes real hair wigs for children who suffer hair loss due to cancer treatment.
Baylea has also raised more than £170 for the charity on her JustGiving page and collected a further £50 among family and friends.
Baylea’s mum, Debbie, said “I couldn’t be more proud of her. She has beautiful, thick hair and when she said she wanted it cut I wondered i
Dartmouth Academy sports leaders excelled themselves once again by organising their third competition of the Year, a Year 5/6 TAG rugby competition for all Primary School in Academies South West. Unfortunately Dartmouth Academy could not follow up their successes in the Netball and Cross Country tournaments and were comfortably beaten by East Allington, Stoke Flemming and the very impressive Blackawton team. The final competitions of the year will be rounders and tri golf, la
Head down to The Flavel Arts Centre where Dartmouth Academy are proud to present their annual exhibition of GCSE and A Level work from Art & Design, Photography and Textile Design. Given our Visual Arts status you can expect to see very high quality work from the young people of Dartmouth Academy as well as a broad range of media, techniques and processes. This exhibition provides our students with a further opportunity to showcase their work to a much larger audience, which
On Friday 20th March members of the prestigious Devon Youth Orchestras including Dartmouth Academy students Elleesse Goodwin and Georgia Hammoudeh Webb, took part in leading an orchestral workshop for young musicians at Okehampton College. The workshop was based around repertoire from the BBC Ten Pieces programme and involved advanced musicians from Okehampton College as well as a large number of younger players from the successful Okehampton Music Centre. As well as full orc
The young people of Dartmouth Academy are being supported in the arts by the local branch of the The National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies; members of Dartmouth and Kingswear Fine Arts Society have visited Dartmouth Academy a number of times and offered to support groups of students with the purchasing of sketchbooks and mount boards in preparation for their GCSE exams and the forthcoming annual summer exhibition. Sally Walley, the Young Arts representat
The 2016 Dart Music Festival was a great success for all performers involved. The Primary phase students opened this years’ festival by singing the Dartmouth Anthem along with other Primary schools from the area, before wowing the crowds with their renditions of “Not the Only One” by Sam Smith and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” as sung by Tina Turner.
Their performance was bright, energetic and full of volume! A great way to kick off the show. The secondary phase students j