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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…

Year 9 Geographers Visit Battersea Power Station

7th December 23

Year 9 geographers took a trip to London to investigate how the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station had incorporated inclusive design and created mixed use spaces in the inner city. They enjoyed panoramic views from the lift at the top of one of Battersea’s chimneys and all tried spotting the main landmarks across the amazing…

Dunottar’s Chess Talents

27th November 23

Dunottar’s A Chess Team recorded a handsome victory in the local chess derby against Reigate Grammar School. The match was close at the halfway point, tied 3-3 after Dunottar played with the white pieces. However, the second half saw the plucky Pelicans in dominating form, scoring 4½ to 1½ against their opponents. Hard work at…

Pupils Perform ‘As You Like It’ in the Shakespeare Schools Festival

23rd November 23

On Thursday 23rd November, the cast of ‘As you Like it’ took part in the Shakespeare Schools Festival at the Leatherhead Theatre. Their professionalism on and off stage for their tech and dress run was noted by the creative director and we were extremely proud of how they represented Dunottar. Our worlds began in the…

The Cricketer Schools Guide 2024

20th November 23

We are delighted to announce that we have been included in the The Cricketer Schools Guide for the fifth year running. The Cricketer publishes its Schools Guide featuring the top senior, prep/junior and all-girls schools in a 164-page supplement. Schools are judged on an extensive set of criteria, including a compelling commitment to cricket in…

Top of the Bench!

16th November 23

On Thursday 16th November, Ben, Lauren, Will and Yasmine represented Dunottar at the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Top of the Bench competition. Students completed an assessment on general chemical knowledge before showcasing their practical and analytical skills in an experimental task. Students demonstrated excellent tenacity, independence and creativity to complete the tasks and solve problems…

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