Year: 2023

Year 9 Geographers Visit Battersea Power Station

7th December 23

Year 9 geographers took a trip to London to investigate how the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station had incorporated inclusive design and created mixed use spaces in the inner city. They enjoyed panoramic views from the lift at the top of one of Battersea’s chimneys and all tried spotting the main landmarks across the amazing…

Dunottar’s Chess Talents

27th November 23

Dunottar’s A Chess Team recorded a handsome victory in the local chess derby against Reigate Grammar School. The match was close at the halfway point, tied 3-3 after Dunottar played with the white pieces. However, the second half saw the plucky Pelicans in dominating form, scoring 4½ to 1½ against their opponents. Hard work at…

Pupils Perform ‘As You Like It’ in the Shakespeare Schools Festival

23rd November 23

On Thursday 23rd November, the cast of ‘As you Like it’ took part in the Shakespeare Schools Festival at the Leatherhead Theatre. Their professionalism on and off stage for their tech and dress run was noted by the creative director and we were extremely proud of how they represented Dunottar. Our worlds began in the…

The Cricketer Schools Guide 2024

20th November 23

We are delighted to announce that we have been included in the The Cricketer Schools Guide for the fifth year running. The Cricketer publishes its Schools Guide featuring the top senior, prep/junior and all-girls schools in a 164-page supplement. Schools are judged on an extensive set of criteria, including a compelling commitment to cricket in…

Top of the Bench!

16th November 23

On Thursday 16th November, Ben, Lauren, Will and Yasmine represented Dunottar at the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Top of the Bench competition. Students completed an assessment on general chemical knowledge before showcasing their practical and analytical skills in an experimental task. Students demonstrated excellent tenacity, independence and creativity to complete the tasks and solve problems…

Senior Pupils Visit the Historical Sites of Berlin

8th November 23

In October half term, 40 students accompanied by five members of staff, spent five days in Berlin learning more about the history of the Holocaust and the Cold War. At many of the sites visited, we were fortunate to have knowledgeable guides who gave us great insights into the historical significance of these sites. At…

Paris – C’était Magique!

7th November 23

Our five-day school trip to Paris was an unforgettable adventure for both students and staff alike, filled with cultural enrichment and exciting experiences. The itinerary was carefully crafted to include visits to key monuments, offering a glimpse into the city’s rich history. Students marvelled at iconic landmarks like the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and the Arc…

Cricket and Netball Tour to South Africa

6th November 23

On Saturday 21st October 2023, Dunottar School embarked on their furthest oversees trip to date, travelling to Cape Town South Africa. With a tour size of 75 students and eight staff it was set to be a fantastic trip! Upon arrival, an exciting and action-packed sporting adventure unfolded in the heart of South Africa as…

Poet Ash Dickinson Runs Workshops for Year 9

11th October 23

On Wednesday 11th October, poet Ash Dickinson visited Dunottar School to run a creative writing poetry workshop with Year 9. A full-time poet, Dickinson is also a multiple slam champion who has performed in Australia, Canada, USA, Spain, Jordan, the Czech Republic and Germany. He has headlined countless shows and festivals throughout the UK. He is…

Spendid Productions Brings ‘The Government Inspector’ to Dunottar’s Castle Theatre

10th October 23

On the 10th October, we were treated to an amazing performance of ‘The Government Inspector’ by the fantastic Splendid Productions. The play, which is based on Nikolai Gogol’s 1836 play of the same name, explores themes of power and corruption in a farcical style set against the backdrop of a provincial town in Russia. In…

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