After some months work behind the scenes we are delighted to launch our new-look online.
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. To experience the School for yourself, please visit us. You’ll find open spaces and open minds.
The house system gives pupils a secure source of support and guidance in every aspect of life, as well as the chance to get together and have fun.
We are enormously proud of our pupils. Their happiness and fulfilment is our ultimate priority as in our experience, if our pupils are happy then success will follow.
Welcome to our website which we hope portrays the warmth, the energy and spirit of our community. Our 300 boarders are at the heart of our school community and are joined each morning by over 500 day pupils.
People, not buildings or facilities, are what make a good school great and we are proud to have an exceptional team of teachers who pass on their enthusiasm and love of their subject to pupils.
We have a thriving boarding community, which makes up some 50% of pupil numbers in the Upper School. For some, boarding is a necessity, as their parents live far away from the School. For others who live closer, its a matter of choice.
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 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