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Old Dauntseians

Being a member of the Dauntsey's community goes far beyond your days at school. 

The Old Dauntseian Association continues to support its members as they move through the different phases of their lives - be that through providing network opportunities, reigniting lost friendships or offering support when needed.  There are also a number of events held throughout the year, both in the UK and abroad that all ODs are warmly invited to attend and of course you are also always welcome to come back and visit the school.  

Members of the The Old Dauntseian Association receive regular copies of The Odessey via email, keeping you up-to-date with news from the school community..  If you are not receiving these emails, please get in touch with the Foundation Office. 

The Odessey Newsletters 

Supporting Dauntsey's

There are a number of ways that ODs and friends of Dauntsey’s can help and support the school. The following are popular options:

  • A regular donation to our Bursary Fund
  • A gift to the school
  • A legacy for Dauntsey’s – The Olive Society
  • Work experience placements
  • Mentoring and careers advice for our pupils
  • Lectures and/or informal talks
  • Helping to organise an OD gathering

To discuss supporting the school, please get in touch with the Foundation Office. 


Bursary and Welfare Funds

The Bursary Fund provides financial assistance through bursaries for pupils at Dauntsey's whose parents may be experiencing difficulties in meeting the school fees. 

The Welfare Fund is a freestanding Charitable Trust, "to render assistance in necessitous cases by advice or financial grant to Old Dauntseians and their families". All applications and all grants are treated in complete confidence; names and facts are never disclosed to anyone other than the Trustees.

Please note only cases of genuine hardship will be considered.

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Forthcoming Events

Please see below for our forthcoming events. Further details and, in some cases, an option to book are given within the details of the event.

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Recent News

Portrait by OD Grace Payne-Kumar unveiled in Edinburgh

Congratulations go to OD (2010-2017) Grace Payne-Kumar, whose captivating portrait of  Lady Dorrian, the Lord Justice Clerk, and Trustee to the Scottish Arts Trust, has recently been unveiled and displayed at Edinburgh’s Parliament Hall. 

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