Dunottar School News

Pupils Visit New York’s Broadway!

18th April 24

On Tuesday 9th April, 26 students and four staff flew to New York for Dunottar’s first Broadway based school trip! After a long flight, we arrived in the States at around 2pm and after a very long time in airport security (a 3-hour queue caught us off guard), we made our way to our hotel…

U15 Boys’ Football Team Make Dunottar History!

21st March 24

On Tuesday 19th March, our U15 boys’ football team made Dunottar history by becoming the first football team to win a National Competition! The boys took on Stockport Grammar School at Burnham Football Club in the U15 Independent Schools FA (ISFA) National Shield. The team started slowly and were 2-0 down at half time. Play…

U12 Girls’ Netball Team Make Dunottar History!

7th March 24

On 7th March, our Under 12 girls’ netball team travelled to Loughborough University for the National Finals of the Sisters n Sport Bowl competition.  Having beaten Queen Ethelburga’s School in their semi-final, our girls then won a thrilling final by 25-5 against Reading Blue Coat School to become national champions.

Dunottar Warriors Win Special “Judges Award”

29th February 24

On Thursday 8th February, the “Dunottar Warriors” – a team of pupils from Year 7 to Year 9 – participated in the First LEGO League Regional Tournament at the newly built STEM Centre at Gatwick Airport. First LEGO League is a global science and technology challenge for teams of pupils. Teams are required to work…

Junior and Senior Chess Teams in Action in the Regional Rounds of the National Schools’ Competitions

29th February 24

This week saw a both the Junior and Senior teams in action in the regional rounds of their National Schools’ Competitions. In this busy week for chess there were some victories and a few more defeats – but there was also a lot of improvement on display. Thursday evening saw the Juniors (U13) A and…

St. George’s House Retain The House Shout Title!

22nd February 24

Congratulations to St. George’s, St. Andrew’s, St. David’s and St. Patrick’s Houses for another wonderful and successful House Shout! This year’s theme was “100 Years of Disney”. Although the competition was fierce, pupils were incredibly supportive of each other’s performances and really enjoyed taking part in this fun-filled event. St. George’s House retained their first…

Dunottar Reunion at Benfica Football Club

15th February 24

During their five-day tour to Lisbon, our footballers enjoyed a training session at Benfica’s Academy. Mark Pembridge, one of Dunottar’s football coaches, represented Benfica during the 1998/99 season. See Benfica’s coverage here.

Science Club Solve The Crime!

9th February 24

During the Spring Term, pupils in Science Club have been learning and practising forensic science skills. They have collected and analysed fingerprints, suspected blood stains, fibres, hairs and shoeprints. This week, the students applied their new skills. They were presented with a crime scene and a crime to solve! The pupils worked excellently as a…

Max Trains With Cricket Stars Foakes and Pope

26th January 24

As part of their training for England’s upcoming tour to India, Sixth Form student Max had an invaluable opportunity to train with two England cricketers – wicketkeeper batsman, Ben Foakes and no. 3 test batsman, Ollie Pope. During two training sessions, Max assisted the England stars by bowling his left arm spin at them in…

The Box Clever Theatre Company Performs ‘Macbeth’

8th January 24

On Thursday 8th January, the Box Clever Theatre company visited Dunottar to perform ‘Macbeth’ to Year 11 in the school’s purpose-built Castle Theatre. The lively, action-packed adaptation with modern music helped the pupils to consolidate their knowledge of the characters, plot and themes. The performance was followed by a workshop in which pupils discussed the…

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