Team Durrington take on the KAPP Aspiration Challenge

In the first half of the spring term students and staff at Durrington High School were invited to take part in an Aspiration Challenge. With the school closed to the majority of students and the country in a national lockdown, the challenge aimed to offer students the chance to engage with curriculum areas outside of […]

Year 11 Update

Dear parents/carers and year 11 student, Re: Year 11 – Welcome back and next steps… We have been delighted to welcome back all of our year 11 students this week; it has been a long wait for us all!  We thank you again for all the support you have given with their school work throughout […]

Royal Academy of Art Young Artists’ Summer Show

Calling all of our AMAZING #TeamDurrington young artists! The Royal Academy is inviting submissions from young artists to take part in their Young Artists’ Summer Show.  The Young Artists’ Summer Show is a free, open submission exhibition for students aged 5 – 19 studying in the UK and British schools overseas. Artworks are judged by […]


Dear Parent/Carer We are really excited to share with you and your son/daughter the details of our upcoming #TeamDurrington Aspiration challenge for this half term. For the 4 week period commencing from 15/01/2021, we are launching a campaign for students to work towards gaining their aspiration badge remotely. Last term saw so many students making  […]

Delight at Durrington High as brand-new world-class sports facilities are open!

We are excited to announce that our fantastic new sports hall and courts are now complete and our students and the local community are able to benefit from these state-of-the-art facilities. Students have been enjoying using the sports hall since the end of November and are excited and in awe of the new addition to […]

First Seahorse award goes to…..

Year 11 student Billy Lambe is the first student to be awarded the KAPP seahorse; having received his bronze badges for kindness, aspiration, perseverance and pride. This is a huge achievement, especially over such a short amount of time. Billy epitomizes our school values and we are incredibly proud of him. We also know that […]

Student View: Music Lessons at DHS

The performing arts department at DHS is full of opportunities. In usual times the24-hour musical would have taken place and rehearsals for both the annual musical and Dance Live would be well underway, as well as preparations for the Christmas celebration evening. For obvious reasons these events can not take place this year, but the […]

Year 7s take on the Stomp challenge

Year 7 have had a fanatic introduction to music lessons at DHS by partaking in a Stomp challenge. Year 7 students have lessons as form groups and so not only have they been developing their musical skills but it has been a great bonding experience for them. Each form group created a piece of music […]

KAPP (Kindness, Aspiration, Perseverance and Pride) off to a fantastic start

KAPP (Kindness, Aspiration, Perseverance and Pride) at DHS means going beyond your best; seeking out and embracing opportunities to aim high, dream big and dig deep. We believe that by encouraging all of our students to focus on these four key attributes we will create an even more connected, special and unique school culture in […]

Year 7s learn to become safe digital citizens

In Computer science lessons this half term year 7 students have been learning about being a digital citizen. This has included introducing basic skills such as using email and cloud storage, but primarily it is about educating them in how to stay safe online. Lessons have been based around the 5 principles of safety from […]