Dunottar School News

Dunottar School recognised as one of the UK’s top independent schools for cricket

24th November 21

Once again Dunottar School, in Reigate Surrey, has been independently selected by The Cricketer magazine as one of the UK’s top independent schools for cricket. The competitive process saw a huge number of schools submit entries, judged against an extensive set of criteria, which included a compelling commitment to cricket in the curriculum, facilities, fixture…

Acing it on the volleyball courts

24th November 21

In September this year, our sports department made Dunottar history, with the introduction of the school’s very first recreational volleyball club, led by Coach Fernandez and Mrs Pieters. Our pupils loved the sessions, and quickly developed the extra skill required to build a competitive mixed team. Just two months later, a very excited and nervous…

Our music and drama scholars take centre-stage

17th November 21

On Thursday, November 4, 2021, our Music and Performing Art Scholars took centre-stage in the new Castle Performing Theatre Arts Centre with a melody of performances that saw many of them in front of a live audience for the first time in two years. The evening consisted of a selection of solo performances by our…

A record number take to the trails for cross country

10th November 21

On Friday 5th November our pupils, took to the trails to represent their houses in the school’s annual cross-country event around the beautiful grounds of the school. All participants scored points for their houses based on completion and finishing place, with pupils encouraging each other to do their best irrespective of ability.  Once the scores…

The official opening of our new Castle Theatre and Performing Arts Centre

2nd November 21

On Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Sir Jon Coles visited our school, to officially open the new Castle Theatre and Performing Arts Centre to a delighted audience of parents, teaching staff and pupils. This stunning new facility offers 5 state-of-the-art music practice rooms, two music classrooms (fully equipped with the latest programming and performance tech), a…

GCSE Success for Dunottar School

12th August 21

Following on from this week’s excellent A-level grades, Dunottar School pupils are celebrating a superb set of GCSE results. Many pupils achieved top grades and there was significant value added across the year group. Their results, confirmed today, are testament to pupils’ commitment to learning, resilience and positivity. Headmaster, Mr Tottman, said: “I am delighted…

Dunottar Pupils Celebrate A-Level Success

10th August 21

Despite these challenging and uncertain times, Dunottar School pupils have done themselves proud this year with their A-level awards which reflect their hard work, academic ability, dedication and resilience over the past two years in the school’s excellent Sixth Form. Their results, confirmed today, highlight the benefits of Dunottar’s small teaching groups, personalised support and…

Acting Up Despite the Challenges

19th July 21

Despite the challenges this year presented, we opened our doors in the penultimate week of term, to a glorious production of the musical Sister Act. Overcoming the numerous hurdles that have hindered the world of ‘live performance’ Dunottar pupils showed great tenacity and resilience, rehearsing in separate year-group bubbles before wowing (a limited) live audience with an inspired performance, whilst also…

U14s Through to County Cup Semi Finals

11th June 21

On Thursday 10th June, our U14s boys cricket team beat a very strong side from Wilson’s School in the quarter finals of the county cup with an 18 run victory. The boys will face the Whitgift School next week in the semi finals. Congratulations to all those who played in the match, it was a…

We’re Delighted to be Welcoming Visitors Back to School

8th June 21

We are delighted to be welcoming prospective parents back to school, for a series of intimate tours of the school, an introduction to teaching staff, Headmaster Mr Tottman and the unique grounds that make a child’s time at the school so memorable. Parents and pupils will be able to get a sense of the distinctive…

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