Month: October 2023

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…

Dunottar’s Big Chess Weekend

3rd October 23

This weekend saw Dunottar’s chess team in action in two separate events. Friday night saw the school making its debut in the BP Chess League. As a new entrant to the competition, the school currently plays in Division 2 of this competition but are keen to push hard for promotion. The first fixture was a…

Languages Week 2023

2nd October 23

In September, the MFL Department had a fantastic Languages Week with activities throughout the week. We were very lucky to welcome Steve Eadon from Mingalaba who spoke to the students during Monday’s assembly about his journey with languages and his time spent working at Arsenal FC. Steve also spent the day with different classes writing…

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