Durrington High School Celebrate National Careers Week

The week of 7th -11th March was National Careers Week with a focus on ‘get curious about careers’ and students at Durrington were given many opportunities to do just that. With visitors from a range of employers and further and higher education providers, there was something for everyone.  Each exhibition stand had activities to give […]

The Seahorse

We are delighted to share the latest edition of our fantastic Creative Writing Club anthology The Seahorse: What if? Students have worked incredibly hard on their pieces over the last term, persevering to improve their writing and we are really proud of their dedication. Read it here – The Seahorse: What if?      

New Kindness Community Challenge – The Books That Made Me

On World Book Day 2022 our Student Senior Leadership Team are delighted to launch our lastest KAPP challenge – The Books That Made Me. Read all about it… Reading (be this factual or fiction) is vital as we know just how much it helps us all (and people of all ages) to expand our minds […]

February Half Term Letter

Dear Parents/Carers As the first term of 2022 draws to a close we would like to thank you all for your support. You, our dedicated staff team and our resilient and amazing students have worked together to ensure a successful start to the spring term. It has been an exciting half term for our year […]

Getting Revision Going – 7th March

Dear Parents/Carers, Do you worry that your Yr11 child will struggle to settle into a steady pattern of revision? Did they do little or no revision before the mock exams?  Do they seem to struggle with motivation? Were they constantly avoiding starting or saying phrases like “I don’t know where to start/I’ll start tomorrow”? Were […]

Student uniform & personal presentation

As we near this first half term of 2022 we hope that the students are looking forward to a well-earned rest next week and that our year 11 students are both organised and ready to begin their first planned out week of GCSE revision (the program for which they have been organising within tutor time). […]

Year 9 Parents Evening

Dear Parents / Carers Year 9 Online Parents / Carers Consultation Evening – Wednesday 2nd March 2022 I am writing to inform you that the forthcoming Year 9 Parents / Carers Consultation Evening will take place virtually on Wednesday 2nd March 2022. This evening presents an excellent opportunity to engage with your child’s teachers and […]

Year 9 Options Information

Dear Parent/ Carer It is our pleasure to attach the Options brochure 2022 to help you make decisions with your child for courses in Year 10 and Year 11. A Google Classroom titled Options 2022-2023 has been created which your child has been added to and here they will find the Options Introduction loom and subject […]

Update to Parents/Carers -31st January 2022

Dear Parents/Carers, Thank you for your support over the last week as we continue to manage the challenge of fluctuating case rates within both our staff and student body.   I write to provide a brief update ahead of students returning to school next week and confirm some specific short-term arrangements we need to put in place.  Thank […]