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Helpful revision guide for students and parents/carers with tips and resources - for download.
Congratulations to year 9 student Tia as she qualifies for karate Australian world cup.
Year 7 student Maya to represent England in the Dance World Cup.
Download info about Tameside Adult and Community Education courses 16/17
A guide to understanding Key Stage 3 written reports.
Denton Community College celebrates Stars in Our Schools - acknowledgement of our hard working support staff.
The way that GCSEs are graded is changing. Follow the link for more information about these changes.
9th July 2016 11am – 4pm. Taylor Lane, M34 3NG Lots of fun activities for all the family
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Are you aged 16-24 years old, not in employment, education or training? Money Skills Workshop on Monday 16th May 2016
If you want to set parental controls on apps such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, here's how to do it.
Join us for 'Walk and Talk' in April-May (extra Weds in Mental Health Awareness Week) 30 minute walk in good company
Updated options information for current Year 8 to Year 9 students who will leaving in 2018 to 2019.
Understand what the main health and wellbeing challenges are for people living in Tameside.
Come and join in the fun at the Oasis Fun Day - Saturday 13 February 10.30am-1pm - Fun for all the family!
Featuring Twelve24 - Carmel Christian Centre, Denton - Friday 11 March 2016 - 7.30-9.30
Stay active during the school holidays with Active Holiday Camps keep children 6-13 years active in the holidays
Nissan Win-a-car & Hospitality for 2 at the Manchester derby.
Denton Community College a champion school for the Get Set Action national campaign
Self-management College - Supporting health, wellbeing and recovery courses across Bury, Heywood, Middleton….
Free Courses for 16-25 Year olds in association with Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service
FREE Weight Loss Support | Get your Guide to Losing Weight Book, 40 minute personal consultation
There has been a lot in the media lately about older people, loneliness and isolation. Find out more on how you can help
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A five week computer course for complete beginners at: Oasis, 2 Tatton Road, Haughton Green, M34 7NP
Come and see ate the Denton Christmas Markets - Final 22 November 3pm
Thursday 19 Nov - Sun 22 No. Open Daily from 11am in Denton Civic Square
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Pilot project to equip public with life saving skills as just 44% of people in the North West know CPR
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Your local debt help drop-in: Every Wednesday 1pm - 2pm at the Olive Cafe, Denton M34 3PF
Improve your Maths and English skills
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We warmly invite all parents/carers of children in primary schools to our 'Transition Tours' every Thursday.
Every Thursday we warmly invite all parents/carers of children in primary schools to our 'Transition Tour'.
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Teachers from DCC dressed up as characters from books, as part of their World Book Day celebrations.
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The Certificate Evening has been arranged for Thursday 5th February 6pm to 7pm
Latest Ofsted report for Denton Community College
Interested in becoming a Teaching Assistant? Level 2 Certificate course starting 20th January
Free sports and dance sessions - starts Tuesday 17th September 5pm-7pm for Years 5 - 11.
Denton Community College forms exclusive link with EMI in a composition project with the Royal Academy of Music.
Stars In Our Schools



School support staff across Tameside were recognised on Friday 25th November 2016 as part of a UK-wide celebration of the invaluable contribution they make to the education of pupils.   UNISON organised the 'Stars in Our Schools' events to promote the wonderful work school support staff do every day, and to make sure the world knows just how vital they are to every school.  An event was held at 10am at Denton Community College and support staff were invited to a presentation event hosted by the pupils themselves. 



The thank yous were lead by the Headteacher Mr Condliffe following which the school’s choir took centre stage with their stunning rendition of Major Lazer’s Cold Water, which was met with some teary eyes in the auditorium, the atmosphere was so emotional and heartfelt.  Sarah France, UNISON read a poem entitled “Stars” and introduced Andrew Gwynne, MP who presented. Both Sarah France and Andrew Gwynne were from the two schools which became Denton Community College and officially opened in October 2012. 

The pupils then gave Special Recognition Awards to support staff who had been nominated and voted on by pupils for going that extra mile.  Pupils had taken time to work on a short talk of why the nominee was selected and a small insight into their work at the school.  After the ceremony there was of course cake, balloons and certificates for all support staff and a special gathering in the Board Room for those with Special Recognition which was attended and hosted by Andrew Gwynne, MP, Councillor Allison Gwynne, Mr Condliffe and the Chair of Governors.


Sarah France, a UNISON organiser based in Tameside said "This annual UK-wide celebration day is a great opportunity for pupils, parents and teachers to promote the exceptional work of their support staff and thank them for their contribution.  School support staff are so often the unsung heroes in our schools and play an integral part in the education of young people. Their roles are incredibly diverse, from cooks, cleaners and caretakers to family support advisers, examinations staff and school business managers. They play a vital role in every aspect of school life and without them schools could not run.  The event at Denton Community College meant all that bit more to me because I attended one of the schools which formed it – so it gave me a chance to come back and thank the support staff who helped and supported me"



Mr Condliffe, Headteacher at Denton Community College said “Support Staff play a key role in supporting our students.  I am delighted that UNISON’s "Stars in Our Schools" event provides an opportunity to recognise and celebrate their hard work and commitment.”


Year 9 Student at Denton Community College said “Our support staff play an important role by challenging us to achieve our goals and ensure we are happy and safe. They always put 100% effort into everything they do and we are so grateful for them”



Andrew Gwynne MP, who will be presented the Special Recognition Awards said “The fantastic work of school support staff too often goes unnoticed. For children to truly excel at school they need not only the best teachers but a strong infrastructure of support staff to provide both academic and emotional support.  UNISON’s ‘Stars in our Schools’ initiative is a great opportunity for us to fully appreciate the outstanding work of school assistants up and down the country that keeps our schools running smoothly.”                


For more information about Stars in Our Schools or how you and your school can get involved next year please go to or contact Sarah France directly at UNISON North West,


You can also nominate those with the special recognition awards into the UNISON competition