Durrington High School

Going beyond our best

Students say …

To hear more from Durrington students visit the Learning Blog – it is run by our students, for students: Student Blog

The Excellence Academy is a Year 7 and 8 student blog reflecting on academic subject enrichment and junior debating: Excellence Academy

  • DHS has helped me find myself, by encouraging my work efforts. This has made me the person I am today. As a result I have realised I can achieve anything. I am now a more confident person, thanks to Durrington.
  • We are lucky to have the experience of teachers who will support, inspire and embrace our learning everyday. We are taught to overcome obstacles, work hard and have a commitment to succeed.
  • The teachers have encouraged me to enjoy learning.
  • Working to the best of your ability is the only way to work at DHS.
  • At Durrington High School we achieve the best we can by being committed, positive and confident.
  • We are a community here at Durrington High School, where we are motivated and driven by the excellence represented by everyone around us.
  • Durrington High School has made me become more confident in myself by encouraging me to just go for it! The extra-curricular activities have offered me good opportunities to work with new people and meet new friends, resulting in me feeling safe and content at school.
  • Durrington High School has made me work harder than what I thought was possible, making me proud of the results I have achieved.
  • Durrington has taught me that no matter what difficulties you face, you can always overcome them with determination and perseverance.
  • At Durrington we are encouraged to respond to feedback allowing us to develop our learning and to go beyond our best.
  • Durrington has shown me that I can try again and do better rather than settling for satisfactory pieces of work.
  • Being a part of Durrington High School has made me want to achieve more than I believed was possible. It has made me believe that I can achieve excellence.
  • Determination is a key part of school life. Without hard work and determination, you will not achieve. But DHS has helped me through the years to become focused and determined, helping me to push myself to my peak potential.
  • We are taught to overcome obstacles, work hard and have a commitment to succeed
  • DHS has helped me find myself, by encouraging my work efforts. This has made me the person I am today. As a result I have realised I can achieve anything. I am now a more confident person, thanks to Durrington.