Dunottar’s Big Chess Weekend

3rd October 23

This weekend saw Dunottar’s chess team in action in two separate events. Friday night saw the school making its debut in the BP Chess League. As a new entrant to the competition, the school currently plays in Division 2 of this competition but are keen to push hard for promotion. The first fixture was a…

Languages Week 2023

2nd October 23

In September, the MFL Department had a fantastic Languages Week with activities throughout the week. We were very lucky to welcome Steve Eadon from Mingalaba who spoke to the students during Monday’s assembly about his journey with languages and his time spent working at Arsenal FC. Steve also spent the day with different classes writing…

A Level Biology Students Visit The Millennium Seed Bank

29th September 23

A Level Biology students enjoyed a visit to the Millennium Seed Bank at Wakehurst-Kew Gardens. They learnt how the underground collection of over 2.4 billion seeds from around the world is stored and carried out experiments in the lab.

Award Winning Holodomor Essay Competition 2023

25th September 23

Congratulations to Cameron for winning third prize in the Holodomor Essay Competition 2023. His engaging and imaginative essay assesses how accurately the film ‘Mr Jones’ represents the key aspects of the Holodomor. You can read Cameron’s award-winning essay here:

Performing Arts Trip to Guys & Dolls

21st September 23

On 21st September, Performing Arts took a trip to the amazing immersive production ‘Guys & Dolls’ at the Bridge Theatre. A mixture of GCSE Music and Drama students, together with the Performing Arts Scholars and Aspiring Actors set out on a gloomy Thursday afternoon to London. However, our day was about to become a lot…

Jude to Star in Santa’s Favourite Musical!

6th September 23

We are delighted to announce that Jude will be playing the role of Michael Hobbs, the young brother of Buddy, in Elf The Musical at the Dominion Theatre. Well done Jude!

Dunottar Awarded “Wellbeing Award for Schools”

30th August 23

We are delighted to announce that our school has been awarded the prestigious ‘Wellbeing Award for Schools’ for its outstanding commitment to fostering the mental and emotional health of our pupils and staff. This remarkable achievement is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our entire school community. From our passionate teachers and…

Best Ever GCSE Exam Results for Dunottar

24th August 23

Following on from last week’s A-level celebrations, pupils at Dunottar School were today receiving outstanding GCSE results across all subjects. 12 per cent of all grades attained were grade 9 and 53 per cent the top grades 9 to 7. This is particularly impressive as our pupils comprise a range of academic abilities. Headmaster, Mr…

Students Celebrate A-level Success at Dunottar

17th August 23

Today, students at Dunottar School were celebrating some outstanding A-level results, in which 61 per cent of the grades attained were A*to B. This is particularly significant as our students comprise a mixed ability cohort. Historically, Dunottar’s positive value-added scores demonstrate that students studying at Dunottar are likely to achieve better exams results than if…

Charlotte to Make her West End Debut!

27th July 23

Following on from Jude’s success in Matilda The Musical, Charlotte will be making her West End debut as Lavender in Matilda. Her first performance will be on 21st September.

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