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 […]

Final Return to School Information – January 2022

Dear parent/carer, We hope that you have had a relaxing break and wish you all a Happy New Year. As you may be aware schools were sent additional guidance yesterday and hence our message today to provide an update relating to this.  We include some additional information as well to ensure we have the smoothest possible start to […]

End of Term Newsletter

Dear Parents/Carers As we come to the end of 2021 and the Autumn term I wanted to say a huge thank you for all of your support, not only this term but throughout the year. We really are a strong team at Durrington and with your support, the dedication, passion and expertise of our staff […]

Students Inspired by Albion in the Community Events

Last week some of our students in years 8 and 9 were given the fantastic opportunity to engage in events run by Albion in the Community promoting the importance of women in tech jobs and enterprise. The chosen students have all shown a great aptitude in their computer science lessons this term and were invited […]

Kindness in action at DHS

We are delighted to have recently launched the DHS Student Kindness Passport. As part of our commitment to instilling the values of kindness, aspiration, perseverance and pride in our community, the kindness passport offers students tangible ways to show kindness and earn their kindness badge.  All students have been issued with a passport and can […]

End of Autumn Half Term Letter

Dear Parents/Carers We have had a wonderful start to the new school year. Many thanks to you, our parents and carers, for your continued support. We were all pleased to return to subjects being back in their areas, assemblies and all the usual activities that make our school special. Due to the dedication and expertise […]