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Sue Walton-Kight - Housemistress & Teacher of MFL

Sue teaches French and German as well as some Complementary Curriculum. She is Housemistress of Scott House, and works with a team of 6 tutors to look after 80 pupils from 1st to 3rd form.

She was previously a tutor in Lambert and Forbes. "Both my girls were in Scott House so I feel it is part of my family's Dauntsey's experience".

More about Sue…

What do you enjoy most about your subject?

I love the way that languages are constantly changing and so you can always learn new words and phrases. It is fun to be able to communicate with a wide range of people and I enjoy teaching a subject which lends itself to plenty of interactivity. I quite like going away on the trips too!

What do you enjoy most about life at Dauntsey’s?

I really love the sense of community at Dauntsey's - it is unlike any other place I have worked. Pupils are enthusiastic, up for a challenge and fun. It is a very special place!

How do you spend your holidays/time out of school?

Out of school, I enjoy spending time with my family. Both my girls were in Scott House so I feel it is part of my family's Dauntsey's experience. We love being outdoors, whether that is dog walking on the Plain or skiing. I enjoy cooking although I am particularly bad at following recipes and I am never without a book on the go.

Your favourite place on earth and why?

My favorite country is Italy because I love the language, the culture, the food and the people. I would happily retire to the Alps because they combine the best of everything!


The House system at Dauntsey's

At Dauntsey's each pupil joins a boarding or day house and is supported by his or her Housemaster or Housemistress and a team of tutors. Their aim is to ensure each pupil fulfils their potential and makes the most of the many and varied opportunities on offer at Dauntsey's. There are five boarding houses and seven day houses at Dauntsey's - find our more