With no introductions needed, the renowned Lucy Worsley visited Dauntsey’s school and transported us back to colourful Tsarist Russia in her entertaining and informative lecture.
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.
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?
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.
Essential School information for parents can be found here.
Please do come and see Dauntsey's for yourself; we will be delighted to welcome you.
Dauntsey’s has been classed as ‘Excellent’ by the Independent Schools’ Inspectorate (ISI) in a recent inspection.
It was a great honour to have Dr David Starkey CBE come to Dauntsey’s to converse with us on October 15.
Libby Jackson, one of the most down to earth people we have met, has always had her head in the stars.
On 20 September 2018, Adventurer, Marine Biologist and ex Marine, Monty Halls visited Dauntsey’s to give an inspiring and intriguing lecture.
On Friday 14 September over 300 pupils from the First, Second and Third Form enjoyed an evening of outdoor entertainment organised by the Lower School prefects.
Dauntsey's School have been supporting the Nightingales Children's Project for over 12 years.
Most of our Fifth Form pupils returned to School after their GCSE's for a range of extra-curriculum courses that make up the School’s extensive post-GCSE programme
Sermon for Dauntsey’s School Leavers, All Saints’ Parish Church, July 2018 - The Chaplain
Saturday 30 June was a very special, memorable day for many of our pupils...
Our annual Manor Fête was on Sunday 10 June, with all proceeds going to our school charity, Malayaka House in Uganda.
Thursday 8 March 2018 saw the arrival, at Dauntsey’s, of Jo Fairley, Green & Black’s Co-Founder, Speaker and leading entrepreneur, for the latest in the Mercer’s Lecture series.
On Tuesday 6 February, Nigel Owens came to Dauntsey’s and gave a captivating and inspiring talk about how he became who he really is, talking about his mental health issues alongside his prolific refereeing career.
On Sunday 20 May, 30 brave Manorites and a number of enthusiastic parents and staff gathered for an early start at Bath Abbey.
On Friday 27 April, Dauntsey’s welcomed the 2 x Olympic champion, Heather Stanning to give a lecture on her experiences in both her military and rowing careers.
Guy King-Reynolds, Head Master of Dauntsey’s School from 1969 to 1985, died on 9 March 2018 at the age of 94.
Manor's Got Talent was an action packed night at the Lower School boarding house, The Manor.
On Wednesday 7 March, the whole school came together for our Commemoration Service.
At the end of each half of term we like to put together a summary round-up and picture gallery of some of the fun activities that our Manor pupils have enjoyed.
On Thursday 8 to Friday 9 February, 85 Sixth Form pupils and 7 staff members took part in a 24 Hour Runathon to raise money for the School Charity, Malayaka House.
On the Friday afternoon of the January Exeat a group of International Students, accompanied by Rev and Mrs Johnson and Mr Holland set off for London.
Below is the address given by our Chaplain, the Reverend David Johnson, at our School Carol Service that traditionally marks the end of Dauntsey's Autumn Term.
There was a lovely buzz in The Manor leading up to bonfire night as the pupils spent the weekend preparing toffee apples, cupcakes and cookies, to sell on the Sunday evening.
Pupils and members of the local community were treated to a passionate and inspiring talk from Steve Backshall this week. Steve is recognised as one of TV’s busiest presenters and a BAFTA award-winning wildlife expert, known and loved by many of the younger audience for presenting BBC TV's ‘Deadly 60’.
Pupils and staff recently had a taste of the future of travel when inventor Richard Browning visited the School to demonstrate the world's first jet-engine human suit named ‘Daedalus’.
On Monday 2 October, all of the First Form headed to Brenscombe Outdoor Centre, near Corfe Castle in Dorset for 24 hours of adventure!
This year, the Richard Sandbrook Award has been shared between two applicants: Old Dauntsiean Charlotte Colquhoun and Upper Sixth pupil Charlie Wilks.
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