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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…

Dunottar’s Upcycling Challenge Inspiring Innovation Outside the Classroom

24th May 21

Early this spring we invited pupils from Primary schools to take part in an upcycling challenge, to repurpose unwanted recyclable items. The idea was to communicate the value in ‘repurposing’, which eliminates the need for recycling (removing the associated energy costs*). “The standard of entries was particularly high for this challenge, with some truly original…

Dunottar Welcomes Ian Bell at the Cricketer Club Bat Testing Day

6th April 21

On Monday 22nd March, we were delighted to welcome five-time ashes winner Ian Bell to the school, along with the team from the Cricketer magazine, for their annual Club Guide Bat Testing Day. Pupils spent the morning testing out over 50 new cricket bats for the magazine, following which the Editorial Team from the Cricketer…

Dunottar Hailed “A Secret Surrey Star” by Tatler

1st April 21

We are delighted to announce that Dunottar has been given a glowing review in the Tatler School Guide 2021, describing the school as “a secret Surrey star” and praising the pastoral care. Each year, Tatler’s team of researchers gathers information on the UK’s finest independent schools, to produce a shortlist which will feature in their…

Dunottar School Inspires Community Primary Schools to Entice the Bees and Bugs!

31st March 21

This winter, our Beekeeping Club, invited Year 5 pupils from local community schools to take part in a design a bee / bug sanctuary competition. Pupils were asked to research sanctuaries to learn what makes the best bug house to inform their own unique bee house design. ‘We were really impressed with the quality of…

Keeping our pupils, staff and parents inspired with a team of professional athletes

29th March 21

This spring our Sports Department joined forces with its network of professional sports people, to host a series of virtual ‘Meet the Pro / Q&A’ events open to pupils, parents and teaching staff. Designed to inform and inspire, these events provided unique insight into the lives of some highly accomplished sportsmen and women, including the…

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