Looking for boarding schools UK? Dauntsey's is a leading co-educational boarding and day school for 11-18
year olds. Located in Devizes, Wiltshire on the northern edge of Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire
set in an estate of over 100 acres of idyllic countryside.
Results for 2012 show that 57.3% of A-levels taken achieved A*/A
grades, with 21.1% A* grades. Over 72% of all subjects examined at GCSE
were awarded A or A* grades, with a splendid 41% A* grades. The
academic life of the School is vibrant, challenging and progressive, and
the broad, balanced, curriculum offers opportunities for all pupils to
enjoy their lessons in a stimulating, dynamic environment.
School aims to deliver teaching that is modern, inspiring, and varied,
with widespread use of ICT supporting the pupils' learning experience.
Independent learning is a feature of the curriculum and differentiated
teaching programmes aim to foster intellectual curiosity and creativity
in our pupils.
The flexible timetable, with no set option
columns, allows pupils freedom of choice to study a wide range of
courses for both GCSE and A-level. The Sixth Form schedule is supported
by a flourishing general studies programme, as well as an Extended Essay
Competition, Head Master's Essay Society and a series of Mercers'
Academic work for all pupils is enriched and broadened
through many clubs and societies, and the School ensures that gifted and
talented pupils have access to work and experiences at the higher
cognitive levels in order to stimulate interest and develop advanced
thinking skills. In addition, pupils with mild learning difficulties
receive expert help and support from a dedicated team of specialist
There is no doubt that teaching and learning is the core
business of the School, but staff work hard to ensure that pupils
experience a healthy balance between work and leisure activities,
enabling the boys and girls to thoroughly enjoy their time at
Why Should You Choose this School?