Author: Laura Taylor

Dunottar School is ‘not out’ of the Top 100 Senior Schools in the UK for cricket!

26th November 20

We’re delighted to announce Dunottar will, once again, feature in The Cricketer Schools Guide top 100 senior schools, for our County standard cricket facilities, coaching, fixtures and compelling commitment to this inclusive sport. Despite the ongoing pandemic there were a record number of entries this year, judged against an extensive criteria, with those making the…

Head of Year 10, Darron Kokott, smashes fund-raising target for cricketer Andy Patterson

23rd November 20

Darron Kokott, Head of Year 10, has helped raise over £53,000 for Andrew (Andy) Patterson, ex-Ireland international and father of three, who, in March 2013, was diagnosed with Spastic Paraplegia (a rare hereditary disorder which results in wheelchair confinement). Darron’s original ambition was to help Andy raise £1-£2,000 to install a lift into his house. …

Dunottar School’s History Department is awarded Gold!

16th November 20

On Thursday 29th October 2020, our History Department was informed its Historical Association Quality Mark* would be renewed with Gold Status. Only 32 Secondary schools in the UK have been awarded Quality Mark status, with Dunottar being the first secondary school in Reigate to achieve this award; an independent testament to the exceptional teaching and…

A timetable of Co-Curricular diversity at Dunottar School

5th October 20

Celebrating the individual is order-of-the-day at Dunottar, where curiosity and independence are actively encouraged. The new co-curricular timetable, championed by a creative team of teaching staff, beautifully reflects this ethos, with a range of new activities that appeal to different minds; target shooting, podcast production, choreography club and Amnesty International sit alongside the more traditional…

Dunottar School takes to the trails

21st September 20

The balmy weekend of 12th – 14th September saw over 50 Year 10 pupils take to the trails for a three-day Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award training and practice hike. Camp craft, map-reading, route planning and survival skills were the focus of this three-day expedition that covered many of the stunning routes on the North Downs Way, from Reigate…

Dunottar School caring for the community

15th September 20

During the difficult phase of lock-down, our PTA galvanised the support of the school community through a series of engaging projects to thank Reigate and Redhill’s army of key workers, whilst also providing some much needed social support for the elderly in the community. Goody bags filled with essential supplies including honey, fruit, vegetables, and…

Dunottar School nurtures photography talent in community schools

9th March 20

On Friday 28th February, we hosted a photography workshop for the three finalists of a recent photography competition open to all Year 5 pupils in local junior schools. Two pupils from Reigate Parish Church School and one from Banstead Prep attended the workshop hosted by Dunottar’s award-winning photography department, led by Mr Mark Huxley. With…

Dunottar’s Upper School play explores the realities of schizophrenia

3rd March 20

On Friday 31st January, 21 pupils from our Upper School performed an emotionally charged interpretation of Adult child / Dead Child by Claire Dowie. This fast-paced, gripping piece explored the realities of schizophrenia through the eyes of a young adult. Performed on an intimately light floor-level stage that increased the intensity for the audience, Dunottar’s…

Dunottar School hosts East Surrey Lord Taverners regional indoor cricket tournament

10th February 20

On Monday 27th of January 2020 we hosted and competed in the East Surrey Lord Taverners regional indoor cricket tournament. The event was a great success with five teams entering from the East Surrey region. Schools participating included: Dunottar School, Reigate School, Oxted School, Warlingham School and The Beacon School. In a tournament that started…

Award-winning Robotics from Dunottar School

3rd February 20

Pupils defend their title at the regional Lego League competition in London For the second year running our pupils won the Robot Performance Award at the First Lego League Regional tournament in London.  This will see the team compete at the National tournament in Bristol this February. This second-year win is testament to the inspirational…

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