Author: Laura Taylor

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…

Dunottar pupils perform to an audience of thousands at the O2

28th January 20

On Wednesday 22nd January, 80 of our Year 7 pupils arrived at the O2 Arena to sing in front of an audience of thousands. Joining school choirs from across the country, to perform songs as diverse as Kusimama, Best of West and Shiny Happy People, this was one of the biggest children’s choir concerts in…

Dunottar School Gets Active!

21st January 20

On 1st January we launched our first Get Active Challenge, a 31-day campaign designed to inspire pupils, parents and staff to start 2020 in the best possible way. Challenging participants to cycle, swim, run or walk 15 miles in total during the month of January; this is not about being the fittest or the fastest,…

Dunottar School performs to critical-acclaim at the Shakespeare Schools Festival

14th January 20

On 20th November 2019, a collective of over 30 Dunottar pupils, took to the stage in Leatherhead for the annual Shakespeare Schools Foundation Festival. Performing a dynamic take on the romantic comedy, The Taming of the Shrew, pupils from years 7-13 worked collectively, supporting each other to embrace this celebration of the Bard, using the…

Dunottar School Get Active Challenge

13th December 19

This January we are launching our first Dunottar School Get Active Challenge, a 31-day campaign designed to inspire you and your family to start 2020 in the best way possible. This is not about being the fittest or the fastest, it’s simply about moving more for 31 days to reap a long-list of well-being benefits including increased energy, better concentration and a…

Dunottar School celebrating Christmas with the elderly community

13th December 19

On Saturday 7th December, we once again opened our doors to 112 elderly members of the local community for a festive lunch with carols, performances and bingo for all to enjoy. This is the fifth year Dunottar School has hosted Caring at Christmas, an ever-popular, heart-warming event open to the local elderly community, and an…

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