Dauntsey’s paddlers craft their own challenge amidst DW Race disruption

9th April 2024

Dauntsey’s pupils forged their own 101 mile canal challenge when adverse conditions altered the course of the 2024 Devizes to Westminster Canoe Race, showcasing enormous resilience and unity. Dauntsey’s has…

Dauntsey’s appoints John Davies as new Head

13th February 2024

Dauntsey’s is delighted to announce that John Davies will be joining the school in September 2024 and taking up the position as the new Head of Dauntsey’s.   John is…

Dauntsey’s team return to Romania to support children’s charity

17th August 2023

Photograph shows: Sixth Form pupils getting to know children at Nightingales Children’s Project, Romania This summer saw a team of 23 Dauntsey’s pupils and staff head to Romania for the…

Dauntsey’s dancing legends

1st February 2023

More than 200 pupils took to the stage this term for Dauntsey’s annual Lower School Dance Show. It was an entertaining and uplifting evening as pupils performed a total of…

The Festival of Voices comes to Dauntsey’s

30th January 2023

This year saw the introduction of a new festival at Dauntsey’s – The Festival of Voices – a week exploring, studying and celebrating the human voice.     The week included…

Dauntsey’s pupils embark on DW training

17th January 2023

Photograph shows: Sixth Form pupils training on Kennet and Avon Canal The countdown is now on for the 2023 Devizes to Westminster race.  A dedicated group of 14 Sixth Form…

Dauntsey’s pupils take to the stage

3rd January 2023

Dauntsey’s annual December musical lived up to all expectations with a lively and engaging performance of Guys and Dolls. The many months of hard work and preparation came together at…

Reverend Richard Coles rounds off autumn Mercers’ Lectures at Dauntsey’s

25th November 2022

Bringing to a close this season’s Mercers’ Lectures, Reverend Richard Coles delivered an entertaining and thought-provoking lecture at Dauntsey’s.  Often referred to as ‘Britain’s favourite Vicar’, Reverend Coles addressed the…

Dauntsey’s Sixth Former Enjoys Winning Summer of Athletics

1st September 2022

Photograph shows: Phe Phe Pye in action over the summer (photo credit Marta Gorczynska) It has been a fantastic summer of athletics for Dauntsey’s Sixth Former Ophelia (Phe Phe) Pye….

Dauntsey’s School Announces Impressive Line-Up for 2022-23 Lecture Series

18th July 2022

Dauntsey’s has announced an impressive line-up of speakers for the 2022-2023 programme of its renowned Lecture series.   The Mercers’ Lectures are named in recognition of the links between Dauntsey’s and the Mercers’ Company, which go back to Mercer founder Alderman William Dauntsey, Master of the Worshipful Company of Mercers, who founded the School in West Lavington in 1542.