An independent boarding and day school

Dauntsey's School was founded in West Lavington, Wiltshire, in 1542, under the will of Alderman William Dauntsey, Master of the Worshipful Company of Mercers. From these humble beginnings over four and a half centuries ago, Dauntsey's has grown into a thriving, modern, fully co-educational school with more than 800 pupils, with continued links with the Mercers' Company.  

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The School is set in an estate of more than 150 acres, in the picturesque Vale of Pewsey, five miles south of the historic market town of Devizes. There is easy access by road, with Bath, Salisbury, Swindon and junction 17 of the M4 within about 40 minutes; Stonehenge lies a few miles south on the A303. The centre of London is less than 100 miles away. Nearby stations at Westbury, Pewsey and Chippenham are served by InterCity express trains from London Paddington, and the Rail-Air link at Reading (only 30 minutes from Pewsey) provides direct connections with Heathrow and Gatwick Airports.

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