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Dauntsey's Partnership Programme

It has been wonderful to see some new faces in the school grounds recently, engaging in many different sports and activities as part of our Partnerships Programme, run by Gay Butterworth.

NSEA Dauntsey's Showjumping Competition 2021

On Sunday 14 November, Dauntsey’s hosted an NSEA Inter-schools’ Showjumping Competition at the West Wiltshire Equestrian Centre.  Over 250 pupils from 26 different schools competed in what was a wonderful event.

DSPA Travel Scholarship 2022 Winners

After a fascinating evening listening to Sixth Form presentations, the DSPA have awarded next year's Travel Scholarship to Tom and Jonty who plan to bike pack across South America and investigate how climate change is impacting the individuals living there. 

Former BBC China Editor Cattie Gracie visits Dauntsey's

Last week we were treated to an inspiring lecture from Carrie Grace, former China Editor for the BBC.  Carrie has had a fascinating career, spanning more than three decades with the Corporation.  In 2013, she was appointed BBC News’ first editor for China, based in Beijing.  She resigned from this role in 2017 in protest at unequal pay by the BBC and has since spoken widely about both China and gender equality.

Sixth Former, Noah has written a report on her visit:

Shakespeare Competition

This year marked the inaugural Shakespeare Competition, with 15 pupils from across the school performing to compete for the Shakespeare Shield. 

Barron Prize 2021

Congratulations to all involved in this year's Barron Instrumental Prize.

An unforgettable evening with Lord John Bird

This week we welcomed John Bird MBE to the School for our second Mercers’ Lecture of term.  John, along with Gordon Roddick of The Body Shop, launched The Big Issue in 1991, to campaign on behalf of homeless and socially excluded people.