Month: February 2023

Lego Robotics Competition

13th February 23

On 9th February, two teams took part in a Lego robotics competition against ten other schools.  The teams had worked tirelessly leading up to the competition, coming in before and after school for weeks to practise with the robots! Team “iCool” was an experienced team who have taken part in competitions before and they were…

John Weiner to Join Dunottar as Deputy Head, Pastoral

7th February 23

We are pleased to announce that John Weiner has been appointed as our new Deputy Head Pastoral from September 2023. He will replace Marc Broughton when he leaves to take up his role as Head of Belmont School at the end of this academic year. John is a very experienced pastoral lead, bringing with him…

Orchestra Outreach Workshop for Local Primary School Pupils

6th February 23

At the end of January, the Dunottar Chamber Ensemble hosted an Orchestra Outreach Workshop. More than twenty children from local primary schools visited the school to learn and perform music from The Greatest Showman alongside some of our most experienced musicians. The pupils had a fantastic time, and Miss Channell and Miss Reynolds were very…

We Will Rock You Musical Masterclass for Year 5 Pupils

3rd February 23

Year 5 pupils from Micklefield Prep School were champions at our We Will Rock You Masterclass. With help from members of the cast, they learnt a song and the choreography to ‘We are the Champions’. We look forward to welcoming them back to our whole school musical spectacular in March. Tickets will be on sale…

Writer Dave Smith Delivers Workshop to Year Pupils 7 

1st February 23

On Tuesday 31st January, Year 7 pupils enjoyed a workshop run by feature writer, columnist and travel journalist Dave Smith. The focus of the workshop was nonfiction writing and presentational skills, which the year group has been studying this half term. The former stand-up comedian entertained the pupils with stories about his career in writing,…

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