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17th July 23

Studied Biology Chemistry Art Ambitions I hope to study pharmacy at university and would like to become a pharmacist in a community pharmacy and help as many people as I can. Why I chose Dunottar Sixth Form I chose Dunottar because I knew I would receive a greater level of support with my studies than…


17th July 23

Studied MathsFurther MathsChemistryBiology Ambitions I would like to study Veterinary Medicine at Cambridge or Bristol with a view to becoming a Veterinarian or a Veterinary Surgeon. Why I chose Dunottar Sixth Form I decided to join Dunottar Sixth Form because I felt like the environment here suited me best. My teachers already knew me really…


14th July 23

Studied English Literature History Psychology Extended Project Qualification Ambitions Hopefully I will be going to the University of Warwick to study English Literature, or the University of York. I am excited to see what the future holds!   Why I chose Dunottar Sixth Form I chose Dunottar because I knew that I wanted to have…

Vivien Noakes

14th February 22

Writer Vivien Noakes was a British biographer, editor, critic and Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Born Vivien Mary Langley, the daughter of noted aeronautical engineer, Marcus Langley, Vivien was educated at Dunottar School, leaving once she had completed her A-levels. It was not until later in life that she completed her degree at…

Gillian Avery

14th February 22

Writer Gillian Avery was an award-winning British children’s novelist, and a historian of childhood education and children’s literature. She won the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize in 1972, for A Likely Lad , which was adapted for television in 1990. Gillian was three times a commended runner-up for the Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, which recognises the…

Kate Maberly

14th February 22

Actress, Director, Writer, Producer and Musician Kate Maberly (born 14 March 1982) is an English actress, director, writer, producer, and musician. She has appeared in film, television, radio and theatre. Kate was born in Reigate, the daughter of a lawyer and one of five children,  She attended Dunottar School, where she skipped ahead a year…

Maddie Hinch

14th February 22

Sportsperson One of the world’s very best hockey goalkeepers, Maddie Hinch studied at Dunottar before heading off to Loughborough University to study Sports Science. She began her relationship with hockey at school after a PE teacher saw her dramatic ducking and diving whilst fielding a game of rounders, this led to an interest in the…


22nd September 20

Currently studying Psychology, Geography, Physical Education. Ambitions To study for a BSc degree in Conservation Biology and Ecology at university. Why I chose Dunottar Sixth Form I decided to stay on at Dunottar for a number of reasons. Firstly, an excellent Sixth Form centre had been built in the year I finished my GCSEs, providing…


28th May 20

Currently studying English Literature, Art and Design and Drama. Ambitions I hope to achieve a career in any of my A levels, I’ve been recently leaning towards poetry and illustration. Why I chose Dunottar Sixth Form I have been at Dunottar since Year 9 and have always been helped and supported by my teachers and…


28th May 20

Subjects studied Computing, Maths and Further Maths. Why I chose Dunottar Sixth Form I had been at Dunottar school for three years and had experienced a lot of what Dunottar has to offer, but the main thing that made me want to stay in Sixth Form was the family atmosphere. At Dunottar, there is a…

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