Dauntsey's School
Dauntsey's School, High Street, West Lavington, Devizes, SN10 4HE, United Kingdom
01380 814504
Dauntsey’s - Lessons for Life Dauntsey’s is a fully co-educational boarding and day school for pupils aged 11 – 18, with a Christian ethos, located in the heart of Wiltshire. The School was founded in 1542 by William Dauntsey and moved to its current location on the edge of Salisbury Plain in 1895. Every pupil is asked to give of their best, be adventurous and to look after each other. Dauntsey’s at a glance • A co-educational boarding and day school for pupils aged 11 – 18 • 150-acre campus in Wiltshire on the northern edge of Salisbury Plain • 80 miles from London, 90 minutes from Heathrow Airport • 5 miles from Devizes, 19 miles from Cathedral City of Salisbury, 23 miles from World Heritage City of Bath • Rail links to Paddington at Westbury (15 minutes), Pewsey (20 minutes), Salisbury (30 minutes) • Approximately 825 pupils in total, split equally between boys and girls • 309 boarders • 516 day pupils • Pastorally divided into: • Lower School: 300 pupils - First, Second and Third Form (Years 7-9) • Upper School – 500 pupils - Fourth Form to Upper Sixth (Years 10 – 13) of which 250 are the Sixth Form • Some 330 teaching staff • 1:8 staff to pupil ratio • 9 pupils on average in A level classes • 16 pupils on average in GCSE classes • 18 pupils on average in First – Third Form Classes Academic We are proud of our academic reputation and tradition of examination success. The curriculum is broad and balanced, offering the opportunity to study an extensive range of subjects. A complementary curriculum covers other important areas such as current affairs, study skills, mindfulness, critical thinking, money management and global issues. We promote independent learning, enabling pupils to fulfil their potential and develop the key skills they will need in later life. Typically, 80% of candidates achieve A*-B, 50% A*-A at A-Level and more than 70% of candidates achieve A*-A, 45% A* at GCSE-Level
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