A group of International Pupils enjoyed an Exeat weekend away from school during which they were able to eat, sleep, socialise, shop, rest and have excitement all in appropriate measures!
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We have assembled a fascinating array of speakers for our 2018/2019 lecture series, covering topics ranging from adventure, history, space flight, journalism and sport.
Parents and pupils often remark on the warm and welcoming atmosphere at Dauntsey’s; but what is the secret of Dauntsey's positive and distinctive spirit?
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A team of eight Dauntsey’s biologists and two staff went on a fascinating conservation trip to Madagascar over the Summer break.
Our pupils have achieved excellent exam results this year in both their A levels and GCSE's.
The Art School Summer Exhibition opened on Monday evening, the glorious weather allowing for guests to spill into the gardens where Upper Sixth had displayed sculptures too large for the gallery.
The Art Applications course provided students with a glimpse in to the creative industry.
On Thursday 14 June, the Mathematics Department hosted the final round of the Dauntsey's Dodecahedron Competition, welcoming 30 top young mathematicians from across the South West region to Dauntsey’s.
A group of First and Second Form pupils enjoyed a fabulous trip to the Rhineland at the start of the half-term holiday.
“I was moved to forgive”, he mused, “so I could live in peace”; but he would never forget. Last Thursday, the Third Form witnessed an extraordinary speaker: Holocaust Survivor Steven Frank.
The quality and breadth of the entries to this year’s Third Form Project prize were outstanding.
Two Upper Sixth Formers here at Dauntsey's have landed much sought-after Apprenticeship and Year in Industry offers from leading companies including Rolls-Royce, BAE Systems, Airbus and Jaguar Land Rover.
Twenty-six Art and Art History pupils enjoyed four inspiring days in the vibrant city of Florence, at the start of the Easter holidays.
The few nights that 2018’s U6th history students shared in the centre of Paris was a weekend few of us shall ever forget.
Our Spanish pupils have recently returned from a brilliant week in Granada. It’s said each trip, but our pupils were fabulous - even Spanish airport security complimented them on their polite Spanish!
Dauntsey’s has kicked off 2018 with a literary theme as the School has welcomed three popular authors to talk to our pupils about books and the joys of reading.
We are delighted to have received some superb EPQ (Extended Project Qualification) results this year for the Upper Sixth Form.
Dauntsey's Upper School academic scholars had the opportunity yesterday evening to meet and mingle with a wide range of guests.
Last week, Upper Sixth History of Art pupil Hermione took to the lecturn to represent Dauntsey’s at the South-West regional heat for the ARTiculation Prize, held at St Swithun’s School, Winchester.
On Friday 15 December, our group of Religious Studies pupils set off on an adventure to India.
Congratulations to Sixth Formers Robert, Rachel, Shu and Rini who recently represented the school in the regional final of the Senior Team Maths Challenge in Chippenham.
Of 148 university applicants this year, the majority were able to take up their first choice of university, with Exeter, Birmingham and Bristol the most popular, but with good numbers also heading further afield to Cardiff, Durham and Leeds amongst others.
On November 2, a small group of Dauntsey's pupils travelled to The Hague for a Model United Nations conference. The pupils represented either Mali or Turkey in various committees such as: human rights, disarmament and G20 all aimed at combating a wide range of issues. It was a great opportunity for us to debate international politics, and improve our public speaking skills.
Twenty four Upper Sixth Formers and two staff members spent five days on a Geography fieldtrip to Iceland during the half-term break.
A group of Upper Sixth Physics pupils has just returned from a trip to CERN (the European Organisation for Nuclear Research) in Geneva.
Art and Art History students enjoyed a trip to London this week, where they were given the opportunity to explore the Tate Britain and the V&A.
Adventure is an important strand of an education at Dauntsey’s - trying new activities, pushing your boundaries and working together to meet every challenge. The effect can be transformative.
We hope you enjoy our collection of short films which are intended to demonstrate the energy and spirit of Dauntsey's ...
Our world famous, gaff-rigged pilot cutter