Month: November 2022

Year 7 Pupils Receive BookBuzz Books

30th November 22

Christmas has come early for the Year 7s who are all receiving their BookTrust BookBuzz books this week. At the start of September, pupils in Year 7 were able to choose one book from a shortlist to keep. Many of them found it quite difficult to choose just one, but the library will be stocking…

Sixth Form Pupils Attend “Psychology of Serial Killers” Lecture

24th November 22

On Tuesday 22nd November, a group of Sixth Form Psychology students attended a lecture on the psychology of serial killers at Dorking Halls, to expand their understanding of the subject outside of the classroom. The speaker, Jennifer Rees, a forensics expert, used case studies as evidence, which were incredibly interesting yet, at the same time,…

An Evening of Folklore and Fairytale at Waterstones

23rd November 22

On Monday, 21st November, the English department took nine Year 10 and 11 members of its two reading groups to Waterstones Piccadilly in London. English teacher Miss Marvin, who organised the enrichment trip, said: “The purpose of the trip was to celebrate some of the authors that we’ve been reading in our reading groups.” The…

Dunottar Performs “Much Ado About Nothing” at Coram Shakespeare Schools Festival

18th November 22

On 15th November 2022, the amazing cast of ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ took to the stage at the Leatherhead Theatre for their comic sixties-inspired version of the well-known Shakespeare play.  Every year, thousands of young people from schools across the UK take part in the world’s largest youth drama festival. In preparation for their performance at the…

Beach Volleyball Star Javier Bello Visits Dunottar School

16th November 22

On 15th November, Beach Volleyball star Javier Bello visited Dunottar School and won a new legion of new fans! Javier and Joaquin, The Bello Brothers, were born in Madrid in 2000 but have called London home since their family moved to the UK when they were 10 years old.  Javier Bello delivered a fascinating and inspirational assembly…

Dunottar Named in Top 100 Cricket Schools for Fourth Year

16th November 22

Dunottar School is proud to announce that it has been included in The Cricketer Schools Guide 2023 for the fourth year running. The Cricketer Schools Guide features the top 100 senior, the top 50 prep/junior and the top 20 all-girls schools selected by The Cricketer’s judging panel in a bumper 156-page supplement. The successful schools…

Dunottar Under 16s Embark on Midlands Rugby Tour

5th November 22

During October half term, our under 16s boys rugby team embarked on Dunottar’s first rugby tour to the Midlands. The trip began with some team building fun in the form of ten pin bowling and Lazer Quest, fuelled by a mountain of pizza and nachos. The squad then headed to Lichfield for their first match….

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