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Lower School Day

Boys & Girls, First to Third Form

Scott House was established in 1986 and is named after John Scott who taught English at Dauntsey's from 1934-1969. The House crest and accompanying motto Bien ou Rien came from Mr Scott's great- grandfather, the architect Sir Gilbert Scott.

Scott has a history of excellent cross-country runners who have won the Inter-House Competition regularly since 1996. The House walls are covered in photos of house events and competitions spanning many years.

Every year a number of Third Form pupils are elected as House, Sports or Music captains as well as representatives who sit on the School Charity Committee. These pupils are encouraged in their roles to help with the day-to-day management of the House. Scott prides itself on its friendly atmosphere and is a popular meeting place for many Lower School pupils.

Housemistress - Paula Minter

Paula arrived at Dauntsey’s in 2012 and is a prominent member of the Mathematics Department.  Paula completed the Devizes to Westminster Race in 2017 and has been a coach of this event ever since; she has also accompanied the Second and Third Form sailing trips since 2017.  Paula is one of life’s enthusiasts and brings energy, enthusiasm and a huge sense of fun to all she does.

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Pastoral Care

Pastoral care at Dauntsey’s is about striking a balance between care and personal development. 

Our Food

Our primary focus is ensuring that there is an abundance of choice for all pupils, catering for different likes and dislikes, dietary requirements and appetite sizes.

Clubs and Activities

The most successful Dauntseians are those who work hard, play hard and are willing to give it a go.