On Thursday 7 March we were delighted to welcome sports commentator and broadcaster Alison Mitchell to Dauntsey's to give a Mercers' Lecture on her extensive and fascinating career.
On Thursday 14 to Friday 15 February, 95 Sixth Form pupils and 5 staff members took part in a 24 Hour Runathon to raise money for the School Charity, The Jemima Layzell Trust.
It was an absolute pleasure to welcome Frank Gardner, the BBC’s security correspondent, to Dauntsey’s last Tuesday.
20 International Society pupils as well as staff members spent a fun exeat weekend in London.
The address, given by our Chaplain the Reverend David Johnson, at our School Carol Services, traditionally marks the end of Dauntsey's Autumn Term.
Thank you to everyone who has given so generously to support the work of The Filling Station charity that feeds homeless people on the streets of Swindon each week.
To commemorate the 38 Old Dauntseians who gave their lives in World War One, a stone seat and plaque were commissioned and formally unveiled at the School on Sunday 11 November, the Centenary of the end of World War 1.
Dauntsey’s has been classed as ‘Excellent’ by the Independent Schools’ Inspectorate (ISI) in a recent inspection.
There was a lovely buzz in The Manor leading up to bonfire night as the pupils spent the evening before preparing pumpkins, and some super (and rather scary) creations were carved!