Dauntsey’s Third Formers have completed a week of adventure as the culmination of their annual Moonrakers programme.
I hope our website gives you a sense of what it’s like to be at Dauntsey’s and whether your son or daughter would be happy here.
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?
Explore Dauntsey's on our 360-degree virtual tour, and through various films. Discover our outstanding facilities amidst glorious surroundings.
We hope that our website portrays the warmth, energy and spirit of our community. It should give you a flavour of Dauntsey's and a sense of the pride we have in the achievements of our pupils.
Booking is now open for our Open Day on Saturday, 9th October 2021. We are also delighted to be able to offer Small Group Tours and Individual Visits, although spaces for these are limited.
Essential School information for parents can be found here.
This summer we celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of our Sailing Club with a programme of week-long cruises along the South Coast of England.
This summer marks the fiftieth anniversary of Moonrakers! Over the past fifty years the club has gone from strength-to-strength, giving all Third Formers the opportunity to undertake new adventures and experience the outdoors in a way that otherwise may not have been possible. As this year's Moonrakers head off on their camp at the end of June, they will no doubt take a moment to celebrate this milestone.
Adventure education has always been at the heart of Dauntsey’s...
In September Second Form pupil William took part in the South & South West Regional Junior Sailing Championships in Weymouth, sailing his Optimist (single-handed dinghy).
Dauntsey’s Adventure team has had the largest ever number of applications to secure a place in the School’s team for the infamous Devizes to Westminster (DW) canoe race, known as ‘The Canoeist’s Everest’.
On Saturday 3 October, a crew of Lower Sixth pupils piloted Jolie Brise in the ASTO Small Tall Ships Race in the Solent.
Our new Third Formers have had their first taste of the Dauntsey’s Moonrakers programme.
As lockdown measures were eased, Dauntsey’s were given the go ahead to run day trips for passengers on Jolie Brise.
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