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2014

November

Year 10 Chemists have a blast

Year 10 Chemists have a blast
(25 November 2014)
at Raisby Quarry!


1st Team Training in the Mist

1st Team Training in the Mist
(21 November 2014)
Friday morning sessions


Whizz Bang!!
(20 November 2014)
Our young chemists are in the news!


Physics students see clearly!

Physics students see clearly!
(20 November 2014)
Jonathan Berry OD Optometrist visits


Pupils organise a lively EU Debate
(19 November 2014)
Should Britain stay in the European Union or withdraw...?


ODs in the family
(13 November 2014)
Congratulations!


Top of the bench for our young Chemists

Top of the bench for our young Chemists
(13 November 2014)
Winners of the regional competition!


School Honours Fallen Former Pupils

School Honours Fallen Former Pupils
(11 November 2014)
Durham School’s Act of Remembrance


Speedwatch success

Speedwatch success
(11 November 2014)
Pupils work with Durham Constabulary


OD Northern Luncheon

OD Northern Luncheon
(10 November 2014)
Enjoyed by all


Remembrance Service in Chapel

Remembrance Service in Chapel
(10 November 2014)
Lest we forget


Friends Fireworks Night

Friends Fireworks Night
(09 November 2014)
Sparkling fun!


Friends 'Muppets Most Wanted'

Friends 'Muppets Most Wanted'
(06 November 2014)
Movie afternoon Sunday 16 November 2 pm


The Friends announce Sing along Frozen!

The Friends announce Sing along Frozen!
(06 November 2014)
Meet Elsa and Anna!


Online Giftshop Sale

Online Giftshop Sale
(05 November 2014)
50% off all merchandise!


Fourth panellist announced for EU debate 14 November
(05 November 2014)
Welcome Richard Mews!


Headmaster in China

Headmaster in China
(05 November 2014)
Meets Parents of Peter Lee Scholars


Spa treatment winner announced!

Spa treatment winner announced!
(04 November 2014)
September/October eNewsletter Prize Draw



October

Elliot Edworthy is a National Champion!

Elliot Edworthy is a National Champion!
(27 October 2014)
British Gas/ASA Age Group National Water Polo Championships


Successful World Challenge Training Expedition

Successful World Challenge Training Expedition
(24 October 2014)
World Challenge Ethiopia 2015 enjoy a successful preparation and team building weekend north of Hexham


L'escargots...

L'escargots...
(21 October 2014)
...Year 7 & 8 enjoy a new taste sensation!


Friends Coffee Mornings

Friends Coffee Mornings
(21 October 2014)
Get to know each other in our Costa Cafe


Noel Shearing Trophy

Noel Shearing Trophy
(20 October 2014)
1stXV win 26-5


Seven Stories visit is a hit with Bow pupils

Seven Stories visit is a hit with Bow pupils
(09 October 2014)
The National Centre for Children’s Books


Independent Schools North Region selection U11 Rugby
(08 October 2014)
Well done Oliver!


RN Cadets Retain the North East Trophy and Northern Trophy!

RN Cadets Retain the North East Trophy and Northern Trophy!
(07 October 2014)
A clean sweep at the Northern Regatta


Tickets on sale from The Sage Box Office

Tickets on sale from The Sage Box Office
(06 October 2014)
House Music Competition 1 December 2014


The Clegg Plate winners

The Clegg Plate winners
(06 October 2014)
Well done Bow U10 Rugby Team!


Battle of Hastings on Masters' Green

Battle of Hastings on Masters' Green
(03 October 2014)
Year 7 re-enactment


Should Britain remain in the EU, have your say!

Should Britain remain in the EU, have your say!
(02 October 2014)
Politics Society Debate on 14 November 6.30pm


Friends Lego Movie afternoon...

Friends Lego Movie afternoon...
(01 October 2014)
hits the Big School movie screen!


Mr Browbank in the stocks!
(01 October 2014)
All the fun of the Bow Autumn Fair


County Champions!
(01 October 2014)
U18 Girls Hockey Team



September


Dean of Durham dedicates new Chapel Window

Dean of Durham dedicates new Chapel Window
(29 September 2014)
Designed by pupil Alex Douglas


2nd place Yorkshire Equestrian Show Jumping Team Challenge
(29 September 2014)
Well done Durham School Equestrian Team!


Macmillan Coffee Morning at Bow

Macmillan Coffee Morning at Bow
(26 September 2014)
Scrumptious cakes!!!


Bow Harvest Assembly

Bow Harvest Assembly
(25 September 2014)
Donating produce to St Cuthbert's Hospice


Wood Whittling on offer

Wood Whittling on offer
(24 September 2014)
at the Bushcraft Club


Helpful advice for Geographers

Helpful advice for Geographers
(23 September 2014)
University Geography talk


Win for our 1st Team Hockey

Win for our 1st Team Hockey
(18 September 2014)
Tournament winners at Ampleforth


Funeral Service for The Reverend John Robert Marsden
(16 September 2014)
Known affectionately as 'Jack'


Cadets participate in DLI Reunion...
(15 September 2014)
and WW1 centenary Commemoration Weekend


Special Tapestry Unveiled in Chapel
(11 September 2014)
Celebrating our 600th Anniversary


School Monitors take up their posts

School Monitors take up their posts
(05 September 2014)
Congratulations!


NEW Show Jumping Team
(03 September 2014)
Enters the Yorkshire Equestrian Team Challenge



August

Another successful year for our GCSE Students 42.2% A/A*
(21 August 2014)
A*/A grades are up 4% year on year to 42.2% and A to C grades are up 6.4 % to 89.5%


Young Chinese Footballers visit
(19 August 2014)
Expert coaching and a match!


WOW! A record breaking year

WOW! A record breaking year
(14 August 2014)
A Level Pass rate 100%- highest ever in Durham School's History


Metropolis UK Boarding Schools Guide Jumping for Joy

Metropolis UK Boarding Schools Guide Jumping for Joy
(14 August 2014)
Best Jump of the Year Award goes to Sarah Bulmer!


AS & A2 Results Day Thursday 14 August
(08 August 2014)
How to get your results


OD Lodge Installation

OD Lodge Installation
(06 August 2014)
Welcomes new Master of the Lodge



July

A meeting with Archbishop Desmond Tutu

A meeting with Archbishop Desmond Tutu
(28 July 2014)
by Peter Michelson OD


Winning the Bosun Class Trophy!

Winning the Bosun Class Trophy!
(25 July 2014)
CCF Royal Navy Section win National Junior 12 hour Dinghy Race


Arran fieldwork research

Arran fieldwork research
(25 July 2014)
Geographers take a look at river and coastal processes


Antigua Cricket Tour 2014

Antigua Cricket Tour 2014
(22 July 2014)
U15s are unbeaten!


OD rowing news!
(22 July 2014)
GB, England and GB Universities representation


Nicole Lamb OD selected to row for GB
(16 July 2014)
So proud of you Nicole!


Speech Day 2014

Speech Day 2014
(07 July 2014)
What is "an education"? Head of School speech


Speech Day 2014 Presentation of Prizes

Speech Day 2014 Presentation of Prizes
(07 July 2014)
By Mrs Sue Snowden, The Lord-Lieutenant of County Durham


Dr Alderson

Dr Alderson
(04 July 2014)
Commitment to achieving a goal


OD graduates with honors
(01 July 2014)
Congratulations Richard Dennis OD!



June

New Monitors Announced for 2014-2015
(30 June 2014)
Head of School Jasper Wiese


DVD Les Miserables on sale now

DVD Les Miserables on sale now
(30 June 2014)
From school reception


Welcome to our Exchange Students from Chengdu No.7 School

Welcome to our Exchange Students from Chengdu No.7 School
(30 June 2014)
Students arrive from China for 10 day exchange programme


Unbeaten Rugby 7s season 2013-2014 for our U14s

Unbeaten Rugby 7s season 2013-2014 for our U14s
(30 June 2014)
Without losing a single game all season!


Walking Back in Time

Walking Back in Time
(26 June 2014)
A procession of 'monks' and Durham Cathedral service


'Jet and Ben' sniff out Nursery & Reception!

'Jet and Ben' sniff out Nursery & Reception!
(26 June 2014)
Police dogs Say No to Strangers


RAF Fly Past in celebration of our 600 Years

RAF Fly Past in celebration of our 600 Years
(26 June 2014)
Can you spot the planes?


Photographic Work Experience

Photographic Work Experience
(20 June 2014)
UV student enjoys a 4 day work experience at Secure Photographic Services in Consett



May

Headmaster runs Hadrian' Wall in a day for charity

Headmaster runs Hadrian' Wall in a day for charity
(29 May 2014)
Two tea breaks on two legs!


Editorial Team of Durham Eye nominated for prestigous Award

Editorial Team of Durham Eye nominated for prestigous Award
(23 May 2014)
Highly Commended in Best Environmental Strategy Award at the Shine School Media Awards


OD Matthew Calvert needs your vote
(23 May 2014)
Matthew Calvert (OD) was nominated 'Player of the Final@ for Water Polo and has been nominated for the title 'Player of the Tournament 2014 - he needs your vote to win.


Girls Annual Sports Dinner 2014
(23 May 2014)
What a successful year for the girls!


Jonathan Pears selected to join Elite Player Squad
(16 May 2014)
Jonathan has been selected to join the ISFA


Headmaster runs Hadrian's Wall
(16 May 2014)
In aid of two special charities


A warm Open Day welcome
(12 May 2014)
Despite the rain!


Durham City Regatta 2014

Durham City Regatta 2014
(12 May 2014)
Well done to our crews


Boarders BBQ
(12 May 2014)
Thank you Pimlico House!


Winner of U13 Boys British Combined Triathlon Championships

Winner of U13 Boys British Combined Triathlon Championships
(12 May 2014)
Congratulations Conor Dougall


Bow Wellie Walkers Raise £2100 for RNLI

Bow Wellie Walkers Raise £2100 for RNLI
(08 May 2014)
Enough to kit out two Lifeboat men/women!


Pupils Educate Motorists

Pupils Educate Motorists
(06 May 2014)
Helping Police with Speedwatch



April

Bow boys are Quay Lads

Bow boys are Quay Lads
(30 April 2014)
Jonathan Ansell joins them on stage!


600th Anniversary Tapestry…

600th Anniversary Tapestry…
(29 April 2014)
…nears completion


Alex Davies plays GIJ Festival 2014

Alex Davies plays GIJ Festival 2014
(24 April 2014)
Jazz and Swing


Soustons Rowing Camp 2014

Soustons Rowing Camp 2014
(24 April 2014)
Rowing and Revision!


Summer Term begins
(22 April 2014)
Welcome back!


Easter Ski Trip returns

Easter Ski Trip returns
(09 April 2014)
Montgenèvre enjoys our 'House' entertainment!


New Headmaster Announced for September 2014

New Headmaster Announced for September 2014
(09 April 2014)
Mr Kieran McLaughlin


Book of Condolences
(08 April 2014)
Mark Bushnell


National Schools Biathlon Championships at Olympic Park

National Schools Biathlon Championships at Olympic Park
(07 April 2014)
Outstanding results for our pupils!



March

Bow, Mothers' Day Afternoon Tea

Bow, Mothers' Day Afternoon Tea
(31 March 2014)
A lovely way to say thank you!


Rowing News
(27 March 2014)
Schools Head of the River Race


Year 7 Mums enjoy a special treat

Year 7 Mums enjoy a special treat
(27 March 2014)
Mothers' Day Lunch


Roslyn Park HSBC National Schools Sevens
(26 March 2014)
Follow how our boys are doing


Forms 3 and 4 present Dumble the Dinosaur

Forms 3 and 4 present Dumble the Dinosaur
(26 March 2014)
or How Chocolate Was First Invented!


Mr Bushnell
(25 March 2014)
Chapel will be open 9-4 pm w/c Monday 31 March


Bath & Otter Cup
(21 March 2014)
An invitational Swimming relay competition.


Les Miserables Extra Performance

Les Miserables Extra Performance
(19 March 2014)
Thursday 20 March, 7.30 pm


Rowing at the Yorkshire Head
(18 March 2014)
Placings for our crews


Wellie Walks to help the RNLI

Wellie Walks to help the RNLI
(18 March 2014)
Bow forms 3 and 4 take off first!


Youthspeak Runners Up
(17 March 2014)
Annual Debating Competition at Durham University


National No Smoking Day

National No Smoking Day
(12 March 2014)
Drop in session organised by Durham School Medical Centre


Postponed - Rugby Dinner Friday 14 March
(12 March 2014)
New date to be set next term


Telling tales with Taffy Thomas at Bow Durham School

Telling tales with Taffy Thomas at Bow Durham School
(03 March 2014)
The UKs first Story Teller Laureate


Weston 7s Rugby Tournament a huge success

Weston 7s Rugby Tournament a huge success
(02 March 2014)
Congratulations to QEGS Wakefield



February

Modern Languages Conference at Durham School
(28 February 2014)
Attended by HMC teachers from across the North East


Sandhurst training sees OD complete the TACC+ course
(25 February 2014)
Tom Newbould OD achieves rank of Second Lieutenant in the British Army


House Cross Country 2014

House Cross Country 2014
(14 February 2014)
Battling it out in truly awful running conditions.


D of E Gold Awards at St James's Palace

D of E Gold Awards at St James's Palace
(11 February 2014)
Prince Edward presents awards to 11 Durham School pupils (current and ODs)


Arrival of baby Abigail Rosa
(07 February 2014)
Congratulations to Barry & Caroline Boustead



January

Two Year 7 pupils judge Regional Final of School Chef of the Year 2014

Two Year 7 pupils judge Regional Final of School Chef of the Year 2014
(31 January 2014)
Siobhan Bell and Joe Houston put their discerning taste buds to the test!


Captain Ruari Bell leads the team
(27 January 2014)
England Independent Schools


David Nelson OD on the bench
(27 January 2014)
For Newcastle Falcons


Pupil Jazz Trumpeter plays the House of Commons

Pupil Jazz Trumpeter plays the House of Commons
(20 January 2014)
All-Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group


A great start to 2014 for DSBC
(20 January 2014)
1st in category at the Tri Schools


Success at County Cross Country Championships
(17 January 2014)
5 pupils qualify in top 16 in the County


600 Years Book Launch Thursday 16 January
(16 January 2014)
Floreat Dunelmia 600 Years of Durham School


Newcastle Falcons Academy selection

Newcastle Falcons Academy selection
(09 January 2014)
Congratulations Garry Izomor




2013

December

Two Heads of School Meet

Two Heads of School Meet
(19 December 2013)
30 years apart!


1st XV triumph!
(13 December 2013)
6th round Natwest Cup


The last day of the Christmas Term
(13 December 2013)
Enjoying the festive spirit


Pre-prep enjoying Christmas
(13 December 2013)


Form 3 'Roman soldiers' take the lead

Form 3 'Roman soldiers' take the lead
(12 December 2013)
History comes to life at Bow


Wide Awake for The Sleepy Shepherd!

Wide Awake for The Sleepy Shepherd!
(11 December 2013)
Pre-Prep Nativity


Volunteering Victory for Y11 Student

Volunteering Victory for Y11 Student
(10 December 2013)
by Benjamin Thomas Fearby O'Neill


Christmas Puddings and Sprouts

Christmas Puddings and Sprouts
(09 December 2013)
Rowing for their Christmas supper!


Chemists compete in RSC Regional Final
(09 December 2013)
Top of the Bench


NAGS Academy selection
(04 December 2013)
Congratulations Rowan Rochester



November

An evening of Fine Wines & Stunning Art
(29 November 2013)
Courtesy of St. James's Place Wealth Management


OD Matthew Calvert
(22 November 2013)
Awarded Durham Sportsman of the week at Durham University


eNewsletter Oct/Nov Prize Draw Winner Announced
(21 November 2013)
Congratulations!


Durham Central Schools’ Cross Country Championships
(18 November 2013)
52 Durham School runners compete!


'Super Sunday' held at Durham School
(13 November 2013)
North of England 16 Group Divisional Festival


Non-uniform day at Senior School
(13 November 2013)
Supports Leprosy charity


Girls Sport Celebrates County & Regional Successes
(13 November 2013)
County Hockey Winners at U16 & U14


Alex Davies (Y12) plays at the Isle of Skye Jazz Festival
(08 November 2013)
Alex Davies (trumpet-player Y12) plays for the jazz ensemble Jambone, based at the Sage and joined them to open the Isle of Skye Jazz Festival


A J Dingle Cup returns to Durham School!
(05 November 2013)
1st XV Win Veterrimi IV Rugby Tournament


ISFA selection for James Hughes
(05 November 2013)
Independent Schools Football Association


Team GB Fencing Selection for Matthew Dickinson

Team GB Fencing Selection for Matthew Dickinson
(05 November 2013)
The youngest person ever to represent GB in the Youth Fencing Cadets



October

OD Trip to Flanders

OD Trip to Flanders
(30 October 2013)
A trip to remember


Veterrimi IV Tournament - the 2nd season

Veterrimi IV Tournament - the 2nd season
(29 October 2013)
Support our 1st XV in bringing the trophy to Durham School!


Christmas Gift & Craft Fair

Christmas Gift & Craft Fair
(22 October 2013)
Sunday 17 November 11am-4pm


Bonfire Night 5 November

Bonfire Night 5 November
(22 October 2013)
Sparkle and Fun organised by the Friends


Win Dinner for Two at five star Rockliffe Hall…

Win Dinner for Two at five star Rockliffe Hall…
(22 October 2013)
sign up for our eNewsletter today to be in with a chance


Bronze at the British Rowing Championships
(21 October 2013)
Well done Finn!


And the winner is....

And the winner is....
(19 October 2013)
MacLeod House in the House Music Competition


Dragon shares success secrets with A2 students

Dragon shares success secrets with A2 students
(17 October 2013)
Former Dragon Theo Paphitis hosts enterprise conference


Best Overall School in CCF RN Northern Area Regatta

Best Overall School in CCF RN Northern Area Regatta
(10 October 2013)
Well done RN Section cadets!


GB selection for young Matthew
(09 October 2013)
Youth Fencing Cadets


Calipers at the ready for Geographers

Calipers at the ready for Geographers
(09 October 2013)
Year 10 take measurements at Seaham


Durham School Welcomes Baroness Harris

Durham School Welcomes Baroness Harris
(08 October 2013)
Lord Speaker's PEERS IN SCHOOLS outreach programme


British Schools North of England Schools Championships

British Schools North of England Schools Championships
(07 October 2013)
Outstanding results by all 6 pupils


English Schools Fell Running Championships in Kendal
(04 October 2013)
Toby Hunter came 10th and Conor Dougall came 17th



September

Alex lands role in The Sound of Music at the Gala Theatre
(25 September 2013)
'My Favourite Things'


Head of Nursery Ann Champion receives her Award

Head of Nursery Ann Champion receives her Award
(25 September 2013)
Inspirational Primary Teacher


Lindisfarne Gospels come to life at Bow
(20 September 2013)
With the help of the Education Dept from Durham University & Durham Cathedral.


Parling Cup victory for our U13 squad!

Parling Cup victory for our U13 squad!
(16 September 2013)
Tournament is a great success


DSBC names new boat in honour of John Bell

DSBC names new boat in honour of John Bell
(16 September 2013)
Annual Boat Club Dinner


Excellent start to the 600 year!

Excellent start to the 600 year!
(09 September 2013)
1st XV win v Barnard Castle


In full swing for Durham County!

In full swing for Durham County!
(09 September 2013)
Trophies for golfing pupils Matt and Gabriel


Bishop of Jarrow helps us to welcome our New Chaplain

Bishop of Jarrow helps us to welcome our New Chaplain
(06 September 2013)
Revd Ben Bentham


ABRSM Results
(02 September 2013)
A fantastic set of results for our musicians


Floreat Dunelmia 1414 - 2014

Floreat Dunelmia 1414 - 2014
(01 September 2013)
The 600th Anniversary History of Durham School


Durham School 600

Durham School 600
(01 September 2013)
A celebration of 600 years of Educational Excellence



August

eNewsletter July/August Prize Draw Winner Announced
(30 August 2013)
Congratulations!


GCSE Results Day

GCSE Results Day
(22 August 2013)
All the hard work has paid off!


A Level Results Day 2013

A Level Results Day 2013
(15 August 2013)
Gaining places at the universities of their choice


School Uniform and Sports Kit
(02 August 2013)
Please purchase/order from the School Shop



July

We feature in the Sky TV Ashes promo

We feature in the Sky TV Ashes promo
(25 July 2013)
Look out for DSBC


Canada & USA Rugby Tour 2013

Canada & USA Rugby Tour 2013
(24 July 2013)
Representing Durham School with pride


 Inspirational Primary Teacher Award

Inspirational Primary Teacher Award
(24 July 2013)
Congratulations Mrs Champion!


Print Manager shortlisted for Local Heroes Award

Print Manager shortlisted for Local Heroes Award
(24 July 2013)
Recognition for outstanding contribution


The Fine Art of Investing

The Fine Art of Investing
(16 July 2013)
Stunning Art & DT by GCSE & A level pupils


Old Dunelmian Lodge

Old Dunelmian Lodge
(13 July 2013)
New Master installed


007 Bond Ball

007 Bond Ball
(08 July 2013)


Bush craft adventure for Year 7 and 8 pupils
(08 July 2013)
Stewed nettle, rabbit skinning and baked beans!


A volcano in a limestone quarry in County Durham!

A volcano in a limestone quarry in County Durham!
(08 July 2013)
Year 10 pupils investigate


U11 A Cricketers take on their parents!
(08 July 2013)
Well done Year 6 lads!


A sunny day of traditional sports day fun in pre-prep!

A sunny day of traditional sports day fun in pre-prep!
(08 July 2013)
Good old egg and spoon race returns


Bringing history to life at Ryedale Folk Museum

Bringing history to life at Ryedale Folk Museum
(08 July 2013)
Forms 2 and 3 learn about life as an Iron Age child!



Inter-House Tug of War introduced

Inter-House Tug of War introduced
(08 July 2013)
Overall victories for Caffinites and MacLeod


BBC presenter Ed Stourton Guest Speaker

BBC presenter Ed Stourton Guest Speaker
(07 July 2013)
Speech Day 2013


Headmaster Announces Monitors 2013/2014

Headmaster Announces Monitors 2013/2014
(05 July 2013)
Head of School 2013/2014 Max George


Chadeyron Music Competition Winners
(05 July 2013)
Talented musicians enjoyed fierce competition


Early Years Summer Outing
(05 July 2013)
Preston Park and Butterfly World


Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents

Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents
(02 July 2013)
Amazing production by Forms 5 & 6


A scandal in Bohemia!

A scandal in Bohemia!
(02 July 2013)
One of three Sherlock adaptations by Year 9


Field Study Week on the Isle of Arran

Field Study Week on the Isle of Arran
(01 July 2013)
Lower Sixth Geographers investigate


Fairytales and Nursery Rhymes

Fairytales and Nursery Rhymes
(01 July 2013)
Early Years sponsored charity walk


Inter-House Cricket is won by...

Inter-House Cricket is won by...
(01 July 2013)
Poole House!



June

Bowled over in Edinburgh

Bowled over in Edinburgh
(30 June 2013)
U11 Cricketers produce outstanding performances


Impromptu concert
(28 June 2013)
Senior musicians perform for the younger ones


Inter-House Rowing Competition

Inter-House Rowing Competition
(27 June 2013)
A closely fought battle on the River Wear!


Henley Royal Regatta qualification

Henley Royal Regatta qualification
(27 June 2013)
For our 1st Eight


Congratulations Adam!
(26 June 2013)
National Junior 12 hour sailing race


Walking the moors for Fraja
(26 June 2013)
Durham Dales 17 mile Challenge


Billy No Buzz!
(26 June 2013)
A Pre-Prep presentation in the Luce Theatre


Battle of Agincourt re-enacted

Battle of Agincourt re-enacted
(26 June 2013)
New Pupils familiarise on the battlefield!


Inter-House Sports Day and the winner is ...

Inter-House Sports Day and the winner is ...
(24 June 2013)
Caffinites House!


Royal Ascot comes to Durham!
(24 June 2013)
U15 Cricket Tour fundraiser is a huge success


Toby Hunter 9th out of 4577 Swimmers
(21 June 2013)
In the Great North Swim one mile open water


World Challenge Whisky Tasting
(19 June 2013)
Hosted by David Sole MBE


eNewsletter May/June 2013 Prize Draw Winner Announced
(18 June 2013)
Congratulations Mrs Smith!


Championship Winners

Championship Winners
(17 June 2013)
U13 Boys’ Athletics Team


Overall Champions at the Lindisfarne Plate!

Overall Champions at the Lindisfarne Plate!
(17 June 2013)
Superb athletics results


Phillip, Sara and William selected to Represent Durham County
(16 June 2013)
In the Inter-County Athletics Championships


Science Technicians Conference
(15 June 2013)
Excellence in Science Teaching


35 Durham School Boat Club crews in Durham Regatta

35 Durham School Boat Club crews in Durham Regatta
(13 June 2013)
16 reaching finals and 2 winning overall events!


Hands on reward for Form 5 pupils

Hands on reward for Form 5 pupils
(12 June 2013)
With a Design & Technology Experience morning


Durham Regatta by Max George
(12 June 2013)
By Max George


A fine evening of Art & Wine

A fine evening of Art & Wine
(07 June 2013)
Hosted by St.James's Place Wealth Management


Bow U11 win 6 a-side Cricket Tournament
(06 June 2013)
Final v Aysgarth


Highly Trusted Sponsor Status for Durham School again
(05 June 2013)
Awarded by UK Border Agency


Chemistry Olympiad Gold for Michael Goodfellow

Chemistry Olympiad Gold for Michael Goodfellow
(01 June 2013)
In the RCS 2013 UK Competition



May

Congratulations Archie O'Dair!
(31 May 2013)
Winner of 3rd Prize BBC Radio 2 500 Words Competition!


Watching by Archie O'Dair WINS
(30 May 2013)
A Winner in the BBC Radio 2 500 Words Competition!


Upper Sixth Leavers Dinner

Upper Sixth Leavers Dinner
(28 May 2013)
A very stylish evening


Fantastic prize in our May/June eNewsletter Free Prize Draw

Fantastic prize in our May/June eNewsletter Free Prize Draw
(28 May 2013)
Jessie J tickets up for grabs!!


Inter-House Swimming
(24 May 2013)
At Freemans Quay Swimming Pool for the first time


Regional Hockey Squad Selection
(24 May 2013)
For four of our girls


Coast to Coast Dad!

Coast to Coast Dad!
(23 May 2013)
In aid of Fraja Ellie Appeal


Annual Girls' Sports Dinner

Annual Girls' Sports Dinner
(21 May 2013)
An evening of celebration and awards


Life at Westminster with Durham MP Roberta Blackman-Woods
(21 May 2013)
Politics Society Talk Friday 21 June


Getting handy at Bow

Getting handy at Bow
(20 May 2013)
Handicrafts Club loves making things!


Form 3 Present with Confidence

Form 3 Present with Confidence
(20 May 2013)
John-Dylan Walker presents Tractors and Diggers!


Creating a moving toy car

Creating a moving toy car
(20 May 2013)
Form 2 enjoy DT at the Senior School


Durham School All Stars win The Durham City Gown

Durham School All Stars win The Durham City Gown
(17 May 2013)
For the second year in a row!


School House win Cycle Race in spectacular fashion!

School House win Cycle Race in spectacular fashion!
(16 May 2013)
Inter-House Cycle Race on Pearl Izumi Cycle Tour Series circuit


Spring Gift & Craft Fair 11 May

Spring Gift & Craft Fair 11 May
(14 May 2013)
Something for everyone!


Music delights audience
(13 May 2013)
At the Spring Concert in Chapel


TeenStar 2013 - Mark Race is in the Final!

TeenStar 2013 - Mark Race is in the Final!
(13 May 2013)
Next stop is the O2 London


OD Harriet Brooks runs Bristol 10k

OD Harriet Brooks runs Bristol 10k
(10 May 2013)
Fundraising for St. Cuthbert’s Hospice in Durham


FASHION 4 FRAJA

FASHION 4 FRAJA
(06 May 2013)
Charity Fashion Show


FASHION 4 FRAJA

FASHION 4 FRAJA
(03 May 2013)
Well done MacLeod girls!


Swapping Heads Day Part Two!

Swapping Heads Day Part Two!
(02 May 2013)
Sunshine and Othello


Cakes go down a treat at Bow

Cakes go down a treat at Bow
(02 May 2013)
In aid of Multiple Sclerosis


Cleaning up for the Canada Tour!

Cleaning up for the Canada Tour!
(01 May 2013)
1st XV use elbow grease to earn their sponsorship


The hunt for extra-terrestrial life!

The hunt for extra-terrestrial life!
(01 May 2013)
Durham University Physics Outreach team take pupils on a journey




April

British Lions selection for Geoff Parling O.D.

British Lions selection for Geoff Parling O.D.
(30 April 2013)
Second OD picked to tour for Lions!


2nd Row, Poolite, England Squad

2nd Row, Poolite, England Squad
(25 April 2013)
Could history repeat itself???


Swapping Heads Day!

Swapping Heads Day!
(25 April 2013)
Sticky buns, finger paints & splash play or a sophisticated tutorial in our Costa Cafe!


Alex Scott OD joins cast of Inspector George Gently

Alex Scott OD joins cast of Inspector George Gently
(24 April 2013)
The toughest business in the world…but what a wonderful world!


Soustons Annual Training Camp 2013

Soustons Annual Training Camp 2013
(22 April 2013)
We are ready for the Regatta season says Max George


County Hockey selection

County Hockey selection
(22 April 2013)
Congratulations Alex Smith and Dan Lapham


Water Polo win
(18 April 2013)
U18s v Durham City


Durham Schoolboys selected again for Durham County U15s

Durham Schoolboys selected again for Durham County U15s
(16 April 2013)
Cumbria v Durham County



5 Durham Schoolboys play for Durham County U15s

5 Durham Schoolboys play for Durham County U15s
(08 April 2013)
Northumberland v Durham County


Science Success

Science Success
(03 April 2013)
45th International Chemistry Olympiad 2013


Rowing News
(01 April 2013)
Nutrition and Success


Sports action for our boarders activities
(01 April 2013)
Wildcats, SAFC and Superleague Netball!



March


Swimming the channel for Fraja

Swimming the channel for Fraja
(31 March 2013)
Well done Poole House Year 10


Tristram Society Lecture Series
(31 March 2013)
Welcomes Dr.Celine Boehm and Prof. John Sparrow OD


Newcastle Falcons guests
(31 March 2013)
at DSFC Annual Dinner


Senior Pupils join DUSU Debate
(31 March 2013)
Learning debate protocol and undergraduate opinion


Stories with Gary Cordingly

Stories with Gary Cordingly
(31 March 2013)
World Book Day celebrated at Bow


Reading Week

Reading Week
(31 March 2013)
Learning Dragonese, Poetry and Dressing Up!


Life in the fast lane for Bow skiing party

Life in the fast lane for Bow skiing party
(26 March 2013)
Coached by Simone Oregone, World Record Holder for Speed Skating!


National English Schools Cross-Country
(26 March 2013)
3rd year in a row for Alex Brown


Competing in the National Schools Biathlon Championships

Competing in the National Schools Biathlon Championships
(25 March 2013)
Toby secures 9th place nationally!


Boys' Swimming Team compete in Durham Schools' Swimming Gala
(22 March 2013)
Our boys' Junior and Iintermediate teams compete in Durham Schools' swimming gala.


Pinocchio was here...it's true!
(21 March 2013)
Wednesday 20 March Adamson Hall


Baked with love

Baked with love
(21 March 2013)
for Fraja


Every child matters
(20 March 2013)
Our Pastoral Secretary explains


The Durham Eye newspaper

The Durham Eye newspaper
(20 March 2013)
Why not get involved?


Excellence beats the snow!
(19 March 2013)
Another incredible achievement for Years 7 & 8


Red Nose Activities at Bow

Red Nose Activities at Bow
(19 March 2013)
Red Nose Soup!


Lending their support...

Lending their support...
(15 March 2013)
on Red Nose Day


Spinning glass with treacle!

Spinning glass with treacle!
(15 March 2013)
Bow pupils enjoy The National Glass Centre


Rugby 7s Tournament

Rugby 7s Tournament
(14 March 2013)
U11 & U13


No Smoking Day

No Smoking Day
(13 March 2013)
Swap fags for Swags campaign


Winning the HMC Super 7s Tournament

Winning the HMC Super 7s Tournament
(12 March 2013)
Chris Cracknell presents the trophy


Fifty for Fraja
(11 March 2013)
Please support our Nurses in their Fundraising Cycle for Fraja


Fifty MORE for Fraja

Fifty MORE for Fraja
(11 March 2013)
Pupil cycles a further 50 fundraising miles


Inter-House General Knowledge Quiz Final
(08 March 2013)
School House v Poole



February

Cairngorms Winter Mountaineering Half-Term Expedition

Cairngorms Winter Mountaineering Half-Term Expedition
(27 February 2013)
A team of 10 intrepid explorers climb, dig snow-holes and survive!


House Cross-Country

House Cross-Country
(27 February 2013)
No amount of squelchy mud would stop them!


Remembering John Ernest Bell (1941-2013)
(23 February 2013)
Funeral service held in Chapel


Samling success for Emily Bullock
(22 February 2013)
Workshops and the Samling Opera to follow!


Senior House Drama and the winner is ...

Senior House Drama and the winner is ...
(15 February 2013)
School House!


The sound of Distinctions...

The sound of Distinctions...
(14 February 2013)
for over 50% of Durham School Graded Musicians!


eNewsletter January 2012 Prize Draw Winner Announced
(12 February 2013)
Congratulations Graham Campbell!


Around the World at Durham School

Around the World at Durham School
(09 February 2013)
A huge triumph



January

Representing North of England in football
(30 January 2013)
against Sunderland Academy


North East HMC Super 7s

North East HMC Super 7s
(28 January 2013)
A pioneering idea led by Durham School


Headmaster's India Blog
(27 January 2013)
Visiting potential sites in India


Letting off steam ready for the DSFC Canada Tour

Letting off steam ready for the DSFC Canada Tour
(26 January 2013)
Senior rugby squad swim the channel!


Daily Mail Cup Result
(24 January 2013)
Commiserations to our 1st XV who lost 14-19


Bringing sea rescues to life

Bringing sea rescues to life
(24 January 2013)
Form I study Grace Darling


Snow play time for Pre-Prep

Snow play time for Pre-Prep
(24 January 2013)
Sledging, ski-scooters and snow boards!


Snowman building competition

Snowman building competition
(24 January 2013)
Form 2 rise to the challenge!


Gold, Silver and Bronze for Nicole Lamb OD

Gold, Silver and Bronze for Nicole Lamb OD
(21 January 2013)
at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival.


Sledging slides into the activities list!

Sledging slides into the activities list!
(21 January 2013)
A popular extra-curricular activity


Durham School Umbrellas for Sale!

Durham School Umbrellas for Sale!
(21 January 2013)
Green or Navy available


11+ and 13+ Scholarships and Entrance Examinations
(21 January 2013)
Saturday 26 January 2013


Professional Cricket Batting Course

Professional Cricket Batting Course
(20 January 2013)
with Gordon Muchall OD and Mike Fishwick


Fieldwork in Patagonia
(20 January 2013)
For School House Tutor Will Christiansen


More Gold Awards at the Palace!

More Gold Awards at the Palace!
(16 January 2013)
Zoe Reed and Ben Edwards


Selection for U18 England Independent Schools Rugby
(15 January 2013)
Congratulations to David Elliott


Buon appetito!

Buon appetito!
(12 January 2013)
Italian themed lunch is bellissimo!


Great reception for MacLeod girl singers

Great reception for MacLeod girl singers
(11 January 2013)
Performing prior to Les Miserables at The Gala


National Youth Choir selection for two talented pupils
(10 January 2013)
Congratulations to Emily Bullock and Seb Robson


Happy 50th Birthday Sir!

Happy 50th Birthday Sir!
(10 January 2013)
Headmaster Mr Martin George celebrates


Drama students enjoy a busy schedule of theatre visits
(08 January 2013)
Including our own Luce Theatre


Daily Mail Cup Result

Daily Mail Cup Result
(08 January 2013)
We made the final 16


Delivering outstanding education globally

Delivering outstanding education globally
(07 January 2013)
Press Release issued


Seeing snow for the first time!

Seeing snow for the first time!
(07 January 2013)
On the ski slopes of Serre Chevalier


Pupils create Art to celebrate 600 years

Pupils create Art to celebrate 600 years
(07 January 2013)
Senior School Art Competition winners


Wedding Bells for Harvey Morgan OD

Wedding Bells for Harvey Morgan OD
(01 January 2013)
Married in School Chapel




2012

December

Early Years Art Exhibition paints a fabulous picture

Early Years Art Exhibition paints a fabulous picture
(31 December 2012)
Parents’ evenings will never be the same again!


Early Years enjoy The Little Detective Agency
(17 December 2012)
A trip to Northern Stage, Newcastle


Little Dribblers

Little Dribblers
(17 December 2012)
Enjoy a Santa Session with Sunderland AFC


A surprise visitor

A surprise visitor
(17 December 2012)
At the Early Years Christmas Party!


PHOTOGRAPHY A LEVEL

PHOTOGRAPHY A LEVEL
(12 December 2012)
On offer from September 2013


eNewsletter Nov/Dec 2012 Prize Draw Winner Announced
(12 December 2012)
Congratulations Mr Mann!


Christmas Pudding Races and Sprouts!

Christmas Pudding Races and Sprouts!
(11 December 2012)
Onesies at the ready!


A beautiful Bow Carol Service in Chapel

A beautiful Bow Carol Service in Chapel
(11 December 2012)
Retiring collection in aid of Save the Children


Whoops-a-Daisy Angel

Whoops-a-Daisy Angel
(11 December 2012)
showed us the way to Bethlehem!


For one night only...Christmas Comedy

For one night only...Christmas Comedy
(06 December 2012)
Tuesday 11 December 7.00 p.m. Luce Theatre



Medals galore for our rowers!
(03 December 2012)
Success at County Durham Indoor Rowing Championships


Durham School Cross-Country Club is in the running!
(03 December 2012)
15 of our pupils gain entry to represent Durham Central


International pupils enjoy sumptious American Thanksgiving foods

International pupils enjoy sumptious American Thanksgiving foods
(03 December 2012)
...including pumpkin cake!


Wins at the Rutherford Head

Wins at the Rutherford Head
(03 December 2012)
Boys 1st Eight row to victory in the Junior 8's category


Caffinites Cake Sale Raises Money For Charity

Caffinites Cake Sale Raises Money For Charity
(03 December 2012)
In aid of the Joan James Chemotherapy Unit


Durham School Lecture Series 2012/2013
(01 December 2012)
Lectures worth talking about


'Feel Christmassy Inside'

'Feel Christmassy Inside'
(01 December 2012)
with our Costa Christmas Term promotions


An easy way to donate to the Friends of Durham School
(01 December 2012)
and it won't cost you a penny!


Act of Remembrance

Act of Remembrance
(01 December 2012)
'The silence is really special; it's as if you can almost hear their thoughts' said Emily Rooms


DSBC PRESENTS ‘CHRISTMAS PUDDING RACES’

DSBC PRESENTS ‘CHRISTMAS PUDDING RACES’
(01 December 2012)
Saturday 8 December 10.00-13.00 p.m.



November

Festive Tea and Toddle

Festive Tea and Toddle
(30 November 2012)
in the Early Years Department


MOvember has sprouted again!

MOvember has sprouted again!
(23 November 2012)
To help raise awareness of men's health


ODs online with new website, facebook and twitter

ODs online with new website, facebook and twitter
(23 November 2012)
Keep up to date with all the latest OD news


Gold Awards at the Palace!

Gold Awards at the Palace!
(20 November 2012)
Congratulations to ODs Harriet Brooks and Matthew Evans


Why is the world such an unequal place?

Why is the world such an unequal place?
(20 November 2012)
Prof. Rigg's excellent lecture gave us an insight


Christmas Gift & Craft Fair

Christmas Gift & Craft Fair
(19 November 2012)
Santa joined in the fun too!


Fly-fishing on the Tweed

Fly-fishing on the Tweed
(16 November 2012)
Bungites' fieldsports group launched


Alex Vassallo is the Junior Scottish and Junior British Rally Champion!

Alex Vassallo is the Junior Scottish and Junior British Rally Champion!
(14 November 2012)
Youngest ever person to win two National Rally Championships!


November's newsletter interviewee is...
(13 November 2012)
Sign up to our eNewsletter to find out!


D of E gets the Geocaching Travel Bug

D of E gets the Geocaching Travel Bug
(13 November 2012)
Durham School's Gold Final Team help Dale the D of E bear go Geocaching!


Removes are absolute SPARKLERS

Removes are absolute SPARKLERS
(12 November 2012)
Celebrating excellence


Magic of Christmas at the Durham School Stand

Magic of Christmas at the Durham School Stand
(11 November 2012)
Entries for Christmas Tree Decorating Competition are all stars!


Lighting up the sky for Bonfire Night
(06 November 2012)
And enjoying a Costa Hot Chocolate with friends!



Sixth Former, Laura Alexander, combines golf and A Levels
(01 November 2012)
Playing off 3.3 to 3!


Sixth Form Centre welcomes prospective pupils
(01 November 2012)
Open Evening in the Sixth Form Centre


Sixth Form Ethics students meet Bruce Kent
(01 November 2012)
As part of their AS studies on war and pacifism



October

A busy month for the Tristram Society
(31 October 2012)
Year 11 pupils organise a plethora of activities


A Magical theme in the Bow Garden

A Magical theme in the Bow Garden
(26 October 2012)
Wizzards and Fairies help open the new adventure playground!


U10 Girls Hockey Success

U10 Girls Hockey Success
(23 October 2012)
8-0 v Red House


Noel Shearing Trophy - Teams are a credit to their schools
(22 October 2012)
Says Garath Archer, OD


Oh what  a lovely war!

Oh what a lovely war!
(16 October 2012)
An absolute triumph


Open Day welcomes record number of visitors!

Open Day welcomes record number of visitors!
(15 October 2012)
Over 80+ families welcomed


Plumbing new depths

Plumbing new depths
(12 October 2012)
with Professor Woodward and The Tristram Society


Exploring another era in British history

Exploring another era in British history
(11 October 2012)
International pupils enjoy Beamish Museum


U10 rugby squad win the plate final!

U10 rugby squad win the plate final!
(10 October 2012)
Clegg Cup at Barnard Castle


Harry Potter loses duelling contest to Durham School

Harry Potter loses duelling contest to Durham School
(10 October 2012)
D of E Silver team test their duelling skills


Wansbeck Long Distance Sculling Race

Wansbeck Long Distance Sculling Race
(08 October 2012)
17 of our crews were in action!


Royal Navy (CCF) North West Area Regatta 2012

Royal Navy (CCF) North West Area Regatta 2012
(04 October 2012)
RN Cadets Out of Area overall winners


Form One enjoy Bob on the Moon!

Form One enjoy Bob on the Moon!
(04 October 2012)
Visit to Seven Stories


Delicious cakes on sale for charity

Delicious cakes on sale for charity
(03 October 2012)
MacLeod girls support Breast Cancer Campaign



September

Tom Hand OD 'Passed Out'

Tom Hand OD 'Passed Out'
(30 September 2012)
Now Second Lieutenant with the Parachute Regiment


Hamlet at Crook Hall!

Hamlet at Crook Hall!
(27 September 2012)
What a piece of work...


1st XV success in Daily Mail Cup
(27 September 2012)
31- 7 victory!


Senior Rugby Tour Canada/USA Fundraising Dinner

Senior Rugby Tour Canada/USA Fundraising Dinner
(26 September 2012)
Join Doddie Wier our Guest Speaker for an excellent evening


U13 Parling Cup Tournament

U13 Parling Cup Tournament
(26 September 2012)
Durham v Terrington Hall in the Final


Bow Autumn Fair

Bow Autumn Fair
(24 September 2012)
A sunny day for wet sponge stocks!


Christmas Gift & Craft Fair

Christmas Gift & Craft Fair
(18 September 2012)
Sunday 18 November 2012, 11.00am – 4.00pm


Durham County Cup Cricket U11 & U13
(18 September 2012)
10 players all from Durham School!


'Dreaming Big' at the Boat Club Dinner

'Dreaming Big' at the Boat Club Dinner
(17 September 2012)
With Olympic Gold Medalist Kat Copeland


New Monitors take up their posts

New Monitors take up their posts
(17 September 2012)
Official announcement in Chapel


Careers Fair at Durham School
(16 September 2012)
Thank you to all our experts


A note for the Diary "Save the date!"
(15 September 2012)
Wine Tasting Evening Thursday 15 November


Excellent curtain-raiser at Kingston Park

Excellent curtain-raiser at Kingston Park
(14 September 2012)
A win for Durham v RGS


One Big Story

One Big Story
(14 September 2012)
Form 5 add their creativity to chapter two


England Home Counties Regatta
(13 September 2012)
Congratulations to Natalie Hardy OD


Well done to the Bungites Great North Run Team

Well done to the Bungites Great North Run Team
(10 September 2012)
In aid of the Rainbow Trust charity


OD Reunion Weekend

OD Reunion Weekend
(10 September 2012)
Enjoyed by over 160 OD's


School Shop opens in the Admin Centre
(10 September 2012)
Open weekdays 8.30 a.m. - 5 p.m.


New Hon President for OD Society
(09 September 2012)
Ritchie Salkeld


All-Steinway School Accreditation for Durham School

All-Steinway School Accreditation for Durham School
(06 September 2012)
14 pianos delivered on first day of term!


Durham School Welcomes Global Visitors

Durham School Welcomes Global Visitors
(06 September 2012)
English Language and Culture Summer Programme


Boarding returns to Caffinites House
(06 September 2012)
Weekly Boarding is back in Caffs!


Thank you to Naomi Aird

Thank you to Naomi Aird
(06 September 2012)
Making summer admin work a delight!


Olympic Gold Medallist joins us for Boat Club Dinner
(05 September 2012)
Katherine Copeland is guest speaker!


Wedding Bells for Miss Fletcher

Wedding Bells for Miss Fletcher
(01 September 2012)
Congratulations!


OD Graduation Ceremony

OD Graduation Ceremony
(01 September 2012)
Congratulations to Yu Song


Hadrian’s Wall Run

Hadrian’s Wall Run
(01 September 2012)
World Challengers take on Coast to Coast


Summer Hockey Tour to Portugal

Summer Hockey Tour to Portugal
(01 September 2012)
Confidently led by Louise Elliott


Alan Rewbury completes charity Coast to Coast Cycle

Alan Rewbury completes charity Coast to Coast Cycle
(01 September 2012)
In aid of Ward 4 University Hospital Durham




August

GCSE Record Results!

GCSE Record Results!
(24 August 2012)
Just under 50% of grades were A* or A


GCSE LATIN enjoys excellent results!
(23 August 2012)
62.5% A* and 75% A*/A


A Level Results
(16 August 2012)
55% A*-B Grades



July

International English Summer Programme
(31 July 2012)
Come and practice your English and meet new friends!


Musical Excellence
(10 July 2012)
35 Pupils excel in ABRSM Music Exams


WIN A CHOCOLATE WORKSHOP FOR TWO

WIN A CHOCOLATE WORKSHOP FOR TWO
(09 July 2012)
Sign up to our eNewsletter today


This month’s interviewee is...
(09 July 2012)
Sign up to our eNewsletter to find out!


Summer Holiday Courses
(09 July 2012)
Limited places on our Summer Holiday Courses


Paris adventure for linguists

Paris adventure for linguists
(09 July 2012)
Mona Lisa, Eiffel Tour and making pains au chocolat!


Durham School Speech Day
(07 July 2012)
Congratulations to all of this year's Prize Winners


Jelly Race causes friction!

Jelly Race causes friction!
(07 July 2012)
Form 1 celebrate the Olympics in style


Farewell to staff

Farewell to staff
(07 July 2012)
Come back and see us soon!


Speech Day Saturday 7 July
(04 July 2012)
Arrangement for pupils


Creating tomorrow's scientists at Bow

Creating tomorrow's scientists at Bow
(04 July 2012)
Science Club makes cheese, toothpaste and designs a roller coaster!


John Malden OD appointed a Scottish Herald

John Malden OD appointed a Scottish Herald
(04 July 2012)
An exceptional year


Sixth Form Musicians perform at the BBC Proms Youth Choir
(04 July 2012)
Royal Albert Hall in London 1 August 2012


Nautical theme for Bow's Annual Summer Concert
(04 July 2012)
Premiere of 'The Sinking of the Titanic' composed by Year 6


Tiny new arrivals in Poole House!
(03 July 2012)
A big welcome to James Burke and Isla Younger!


Memorial Service for Derek Best
(01 July 2012)
A Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration of his Life


Geographers enjoy fieldwork in Arran

Geographers enjoy fieldwork in Arran
(01 July 2012)
Studying the river and coast


Bow pupils enjoy Russian Club

Bow pupils enjoy Russian Club
(01 July 2012)
Russian dacha plus its builders!


International pupils explore a hidden gem
(01 July 2012)
At Crook Hall and Gardens



Crushed Chilli Gallery

Crushed Chilli Gallery
(01 July 2012)
Pupils enjoy stained glass workshop


ODs in the Headlines
(01 July 2012)
Pierce Phillips, Alex Duell, Ben Simpson


Water polo star
(01 July 2012)
Matthew Calvert


Inter-House Competitions
(01 July 2012)
Football and Golf


May/June 2012 eNewsletter Free Prize Draw Winner
(01 July 2012)
A Family Gorge Walk Experience


School Governors' Thank Mrs Fiona Parker
(01 July 2012)
A Formal Dinner of Thanks


Brand New Adventure Trail

Brand New Adventure Trail
(01 July 2012)
Children at Bow give the ‘thumbs-up’



June

Sports Fixture CANCELLATIONS
(29 June 2012)
Only 1st and 2nd Cricket Fixtures will take place Saturday 30 June


A day of lobbying parliament

A day of lobbying parliament
(29 June 2012)
for our Marketing Director #packetracket


Bow Prep Dept sports day
(26 June 2012)
Will now take place at 2 pm Monday 2 July


Superheros Big Toddle

Superheros Big Toddle
(22 June 2012)
Spiderman accompanies our Early Years pupils on their Superheros Big Toddle


Durham School fields 16 County Cricketers!
(20 June 2012)
Durham School is bowled over with the news that 16 of its pupils have been selected as County Cricketers!


A Summer's Evening of Art and Drama
(18 June 2012)
Tickets now on sale for Hamlet 27 & 28 June


Our Mini Olympics teams get boost by Charlie Spedding OD

Our Mini Olympics teams get boost by Charlie Spedding OD
(18 June 2012)
Olympic Bronze Medallist joins pupils at Witton Gilbert Primary School


Primary Schools Mini-Olympics at Durham School

Primary Schools Mini-Olympics at Durham School
(14 June 2012)
Sunday 24 June - Bring a picnic and support your school and country!



Will Todd OD composes The Call of Wisdom for the Diamond Jubilee Thanksgiving Service
(13 June 2012)
Held at St. Paul’s Cathedral and on BBC TV on Tuesday 5 June 2012


Join our Bow Superheroes for the Big Toddle Friday 22 June!

Join our Bow Superheroes for the Big Toddle Friday 22 June!
(13 June 2012)
On Friday 22 June 9.30 a.m. start - Everyone is invited to join in!


Inter-House Sports Day is won by...
(06 June 2012)
The Caffinites!


'A liitle rain isn't going to spoil our fun!'

'A liitle rain isn't going to spoil our fun!'
(01 June 2012)
Form 2 enjoy visit to Broom House Farm



May

Making a moving car
(29 May 2012)
Year 2 visit the D&T Department


A lovely letter from John Green, Tees Rowing Club
(29 May 2012)
Commending our rowers



North U21 hockey selection for Lyndsay Connor

North U21 hockey selection for Lyndsay Connor
(23 May 2012)
North U21 v Scotland U18


Who do you think we are?

Who do you think we are?
(22 May 2012)
A talk on the History of Durham School 24 May 7 pm


WIN A FAMILY GORGE WALK EXPERIENCE

WIN A FAMILY GORGE WALK EXPERIENCE
(18 May 2012)
with XELEMENTS OUTDOOR


2012 Old Dunelmian Reunion Dinner

2012 Old Dunelmian Reunion Dinner
(15 May 2012)
Saturday 8 September 2012


Lacrosse for Girls
(10 May 2012)
New coaching sessions start


March/April 2012 eNewsletter Free Prize Draw Winner
(10 May 2012)
A family ticket to a Durham Dynamos Friends Provident t20 match


13 year old Garry plays for the Falcons U15s

13 year old Garry plays for the Falcons U15s
(09 May 2012)
And sets a personal best in the 100m in 12 seconds flat!


Prizes for two more of our Mathematicians
(09 May 2012)
At the Newcastle University Maths Challenge


DSBC Dinner Postponed until September 2012
(08 May 2012)
23 June Boat Club Dinner Postponed


A successful weekend sailing
(08 May 2012)
Despite a fierce wind, high waves and snow!


Durham School ODs take Town & Gown sevens title!

Durham School ODs take Town & Gown sevens title!
(08 May 2012)
Sudden death final saw Richard Ellis OD score the winning try!


A Well-Drilled Military Marching Band!

A Well-Drilled Military Marching Band!
(08 May 2012)
CCF Royal Navy Cadets play at Morning Colours


Adventurous Training for CCF Cadets

Adventurous Training for CCF Cadets
(08 May 2012)
Exercise Northern Dunelm Cadet Venturer 2012 Crianlarich, Scotland


Successful invasion of Hadrians Wall!

Successful invasion of Hadrians Wall!
(08 May 2012)
by D of E Final Bronze Expedition


Filming Inspector George Gently

Filming Inspector George Gently
(08 May 2012)
Starring our swimming Pool!


Exploring a local treasure

Exploring a local treasure
(08 May 2012)
International pupils enjoy Durham University Botanic Gardens


Durham’s Got Talent
(08 May 2012)
Online entry deadline is 31 May 2012


Don’t forget ! Closing date for tickets – Thursday 17th May
(07 May 2012)
Durham School Cricket Club Dinner Friday 25th May 2012



Tributes to Derek Best
(01 May 2012)
Thank you from Caroline, Sarah, Jonathan and Christopher Best


Rowing crews are Team Winners
(01 May 2012)
Wins at the Schools Head & N.E. Indoor Rowing Championships


The Durham School Elite Wedding Open Day
(01 May 2012)
Sunday 10 June 1.00 - 4.00 p.m.


Sage Musicians Residential

Sage Musicians Residential
(01 May 2012)
For two Year 10 young musicians


U14 England Lambs selection
(01 May 2012)
Congratulations to Matty Wilson


Himalayan Extreme for Beginners
(01 May 2012)
A hugely popular illustrated talk by Dave Turnbull OD, CEO BMC.



April

A visit to the Old Fulling Mill, Durham City

A visit to the Old Fulling Mill, Durham City
(30 April 2012)
Now recommended by our International Pupils


GB U19 Water Polo selection for Matthew Calvert
(30 April 2012)
Slowianka Cup


Next Seasons 1st XV Rugby Captain Announced
(30 April 2012)
Congratulations to Ruari Bell


Player of the Tour awarded to Ben Simpson
(30 April 2012)
England Independent Schools Barbarians Tour


Girls' 1st Team Rounders Success
(30 April 2012)
v Sedbergh


Bow Mini-Olympics team training gets underway!

Bow Mini-Olympics team training gets underway!
(29 April 2012)
Olympic Young Ambassadors lead the way


England Counties U20s rugby selection for OD
(29 April 2012)
Pierce Phillips OD


1st XI Cricket News
(28 April 2012)
64 runs to Adil Tahir Arif


A Great Reception!

A Great Reception!
(27 April 2012)
The Mayor of Durham greets our Reception Class


County Swimming Success
(25 April 2012)
Top 3 places for our swimmers


The staff cross-country 2012 record setters are....
(24 April 2012)
Mr Thompson and Miss Finch!


Durham School ‘Top of the Bench’ Team

Durham School ‘Top of the Bench’ Team
(23 April 2012)
Our young chemists are 16th in the country!


Olympic Young Ambassadors enthuse local schools
(18 April 2012)
Preparing for the Durham School Mini-Olympics


New Course Records set by girls
(12 April 2012)
Inter-House Cross Country


Simon Weston O.B.E. is honoured guest
(03 April 2012)
Event on 27 July remembers the Falklands Conflict


Past 1st X1 Cricket Team Captains & Players Re-Union Dinner
(03 April 2012)
Tickets now on sale Friday 25 May 2012


Bow Open Morning Saturday 19 May
(02 April 2012)
9.30 am - 1.00 pm. Everyone is very welcome.


Durham University Schools' Science Festival
(02 April 2012)
A pupils perspective by James Hawkes


U14 South Africa Rugby Tour
(01 April 2012)
Fundraising target achieved!


Junior Scottish Rally Champion in School House!

Junior Scottish Rally Champion in School House!
(01 April 2012)
Congratulations to Alexander Vassallo


Win a Durham Dynamos Friends Provident t20 Family Pass
(01 April 2012)
in our March/April 2012 eNewsletter Free Prize Draw



March

Durham School Biennial Inspection 15 March 2012

Durham School Biennial Inspection 15 March 2012
(31 March 2012)
Inspecting Officer: Lt Col A D McRae MBE RLC, Commanding Officer 11 EOD Regiment


The Langley Foundation Wine Club
(31 March 2012)
Purchase quality wines and help the Langley Foundation too


Bow Singers on board ‘The Wreck of the Titanic’
(31 March 2012)
At The Sage Gateshead


The Langley foundation Launch Dinner

The Langley foundation Launch Dinner
(30 March 2012)
A wonderful night was enjoyed and celebrated by all on Saturday 17th March


Fantastic Rugby 7s Results in March

Fantastic Rugby 7s Results in March
(30 March 2012)
Our 7's teams played superbly in various 7's tournaments


National Schools Biathlon Final

National Schools Biathlon Final
(30 March 2012)
Toby Hunter and Alex Brown had brilliant results and were a credit to the school


U14 Rugby Squad
(30 March 2012)
The most successful U14 rugby team in recent times


Weddings at Durham School

Weddings at Durham School
(30 March 2012)
Wedding Open Day Sunday 10 June 1-4 pm


World Challenger Seb seeks your support
(30 March 2012)
Spring Ball at Headlam Hall Hotel 20 April 6.30 pm


Having a whale of a time...at

Having a whale of a time...at
(30 March 2012)
Ocean Commotion presented by Forms 5 & 6


Tim Flesher headlines the Durham School Lecture Series

Tim Flesher headlines the Durham School Lecture Series
(29 March 2012)
An excellent insight into the Thatcher era


Soccarena Hospitality for Removes Football Competition

Soccarena Hospitality for Removes Football Competition
(26 March 2012)
A win for Caffinites!


County Football Tournament in Repton

County Football Tournament in Repton
(25 March 2012)
5 Durham School players on the team


Easter Party for Overseas Pupils

Easter Party for Overseas Pupils
(25 March 2012)
Easter egg hunt and culinary delights!


Yorkshire OD Reunion Dinner
(23 March 2012)
Held on Thursday 22 March 2012


February eNewsletter Free Prize Draw Winner
(20 March 2012)
Lucky OD wins a handmade ‘crackle’ bowl courtesy of Crushed Chill Art Gallery


Form One Visit the Oriental Museum...
(20 March 2012)
and practise using chopsticks at the Fat Buddha!


La Chanson du Retour

La Chanson du Retour
(20 March 2012)
Workshops and French Theatre enjoyed at Bow


OD, Philip Anderson, seeks your support for fundraising challenge

OD, Philip Anderson, seeks your support for fundraising challenge
(18 March 2012)
In aid of the Anthony Nolan Charity


Olympic Song for London ‘Twenty-One-Two’

Olympic Song for London ‘Twenty-One-Two’
(17 March 2012)
Sung by Durham School in support of The Langley Foundation


Wins at the NE Indoor Rowing Finals
(09 March 2012)
Gold and Silver across the board!


Excellent Results in January modules
(09 March 2012)
Year 11 achieve a record-breaking 46% A*/A and...


Young Chemists from Durham School win through to represent our region

Young Chemists from Durham School win through to represent our region
(08 March 2012)
Royal Society of Chemistry National Schools Quiz March 2012


Wearing pink in support of International Women’s Day

Wearing pink in support of International Women’s Day
(08 March 2012)
Highlighting gender inequality


Reading Week welcomed leading authors

Reading Week welcomed leading authors
(04 March 2012)
Monday 27 February to Friday 2 March


John Lewis Stemple headlines the Durham School Lecture Series
(04 March 2012)
Historian and Author talks about 'Six Weeks'



SPRING BLOOMS in the REMOVES!

SPRING BLOOMS in the REMOVES!
(01 March 2012)
Celebrations as excellence awards are presented


London OD Dinner pays tribute to elder statesmen

London OD Dinner pays tribute to elder statesmen
(01 March 2012)
OD colours presented by Ritchie Salkeld



February

D of E Awards and Expedition Dates
(27 February 2012)
Four more pupils achieve bronze awards and two golds for OD's


‘Himalayan Extreme for Beginners’

‘Himalayan Extreme for Beginners’
(24 February 2012)
A talk by Dave Turnbull OD on Saturday 21 April


Congratulations to Geoff Parling OD
(24 February 2012)
First start for England in the Six Nations game v Wales at Twickenham on Saturday 25 February 2012


Bag2School
(22 February 2012)
Next collection date is 27 April 2012


Pupils jamm with the 'Giant Steps'
(09 February 2012)
Jazz masterclass in the Music Studio


Safer Internet Day 7 February 2012
(07 February 2012)
The Durham School Family 'discover the digital world together - safely!'


The Langley Foundation Launch Evening Saturday 17 March
(01 February 2012)
Join our Guest of Honour, Actor and Former Pupil, Ian Hogg OD



January

Going for Gold
(31 January 2012)
Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme


Musical lunchtime recitals for all to enjoy

Musical lunchtime recitals for all to enjoy
(31 January 2012)
Join us in the Music Studio


Friends Burns Night Supper Success
(30 January 2012)
Annual homage to the Bard


February 2012 eNewsletter Free Prize Draw
(30 January 2012)
Win an exclusive, handmade ‘Crushed Chilli’ glass ‘crackle’ bowl!


The Pilgrims Cup Charity Hockey Match
(30 January 2012)
A Battle of the Sexes - Thursday 15 March 2012, 5.15 p.m.


Join the Friends 100 Club – you could win £100!
(29 January 2012)
Have a little fun and help the Friends to help the School!


Adult Piano Tuition by OD
(27 January 2012)
Beginners welcome too!


Bow 2012 calendars for sale
(26 January 2012)
It’s not too late to buy your copy!


‘Six Weeks’ talk by Historian & Author John Lewis-Stempel
(26 January 2012)
Friday 2 March at 7 p.m.


U21 North Girls' Hockey selection for Lyndsay Connor
(26 January 2012)
One of the youngest recruits to the squad


Durham School Sixth Form launch Facebook Page
(25 January 2012)
Check it out!


Sports Shorts
(24 January 2012)
Excellent sports results for our girls and boys


Happy Chinese New Year!
(23 January 2012)
Year of the Dragon


OD Wedding Bells in Durham School Chapel
(23 January 2012)
Congratulations to Daniel Dowen OD & Miss Frances Marr


Learning about our world
(23 January 2012)
Form 1 enjoy show and tell time


Lunch beneath the 'last supper' by Tintoretto
(23 January 2012)
Form 1 enjoy the Shipley Art Gallery


U18 DAILY MAIL CUP

U18 DAILY MAIL CUP
(22 January 2012)
Through to the 6th Round


Winner Of December/January eNewsletter Prize Draw
(20 January 2012)
Meal for Two at the fantastic O-de-V fusion restaurant


Families bag unwanted items in aid of World Challenge Equador
(19 January 2012)
Bags2school Day Thursday 19 January


Former Pupil lands role in War Horse at the National Theatre
(18 January 2012)
Congratulations to Adam Welsh OD


'Make and do' craft activities'
(10 January 2012)
Enjoyed by Forms 1 and 2




2011

December

Ski Trip Final Day
(22 December 2011)
Perfect!


Water Polo U18 success against Northumbria University
(16 December 2011)
Our U18 team, played a great match and came out on top by defeating a much older team from Northumbria University


Christmas Concert Success
(16 December 2011)
Christmas has officially started


Boys House Water Polo Results
(16 December 2011)
Intermediate (years 9 & 10) The Caffinites win Senior (years 11-13) Poole win


The Kirkley Cup
(16 December 2011)
Matthew Calvert Awarded The Kirkley Cup


Photos And DVD From Born In A Barn
(15 December 2011)
Available to purchase now


Christmas Pudding And Sprout Races
(14 December 2011)
Rowers are joined by Mr and Mrs Claus!


Born in a Barn
(14 December 2011)
A Pre Prep Nativity production!


Next Tea n Toddle in our Badger Nursery 27 January 9.30-11.00 All Welcome
(12 December 2011)
Prospective toddlers and their parents are very welcome


OD Girls Sports Re-union Dinner
(12 December 2011)
Saturday 10th March 2012, 7pm in Big School


The Removes Christmas Drama
(09 December 2011)
A review by Sarah Spence, Year 11


House Art Competition
(07 December 2011)
Winning entries are printed as Christmas Cards!


North of England U16 Development Squad
(07 December 2011)
Rugby selection for Ruari Bell


Girls' 1st Team Hockey Succcess
(07 December 2011)
A great effort


Water Polo U16 English Schools' National Tournament
(07 December 2011)
Great team spirit


1st XV End The Season With A Win
(07 December 2011)
36-5 against Loretto


Last School Rugby Match Together
(07 December 2011)
For U6th players who have been together all the way through school


MacLeod House Girls’ Gift Of Food At Christmas
(07 December 2011)
Helping Crisis Skylight Newcastle


A sprouting Movember In The Staff Room!
(07 December 2011)
To help raise awareness of men’s health


Old Dunelmian eNewsletter To Be Launched In January
(07 December 2011)
Let’s all keep in touch!


Annual London Old Dunelmian Dinner
(07 December 2011)
Friday 3 February 2012


OD Lodge Presents New Oars To DSBC
(07 December 2011)
8 new oars for our rowers


Winner Of November eNewsletter Prize Draw
(07 December 2011)
Meal for Two at award winning Café Bangla in East Boldon


U15's Daily Mail Cup 2011/12
(06 December 2011)
Through to the 6th round - last 32 teams in the country!


Durham School Army Section Called In To Action To Defend Cathedral
(06 December 2011)
Cadets show true grit and determination


International students usher in the Christmas season
(05 December 2011)
Carols and cookies!


Christmas Removes Drama
(01 December 2011)
Monday 5 & Tuesday 6 December at 7.30 p.m.


Form 2 explores fairy woodland and a 19th century Christmas!
(01 December 2011)
At Monkwearmouth Station & Winter Gardens Museums


Visit to Seven stories in Newcastle
(01 December 2011)
Form 1 visit the Anthony Browne exhibition


All aboard for Form 1
(01 December 2011)
At the Hartlepool Lifeboat Station


Durham School Langley Foundation
(01 December 2011)
Launches the Langley Foundation Wine Club



November

Appointment of new Deputy Head (Academic)
(30 November 2011)
From 1st September 2012


The Durham Eye
(30 November 2011)
Issue 3 ready to enjoy!


Thanksgiving
(26 November 2011)
A traditional and homely celebration


Pupil excels at Stockton Music & Drama Festival
(25 November 2011)
Four awards and a place in the championships


DSBC PRESENTS ‘CHRISTMAS PUDDING RACES’
(22 November 2011)
Enter by Monday 5 December to ensure your place in the crew!


A taste of home
(21 November 2011)
Boarders visit the Oriental Museum


Christmas Craft Fair
(21 November 2011)
Supporting St. Oswald's Hospice


Children In Need
(18 November 2011)
Chapel collection on Friday 18th November will be donated to Children in Need


Young Ambassadors Get Set for the London Olympics 2012
(17 November 2011)
Inspiring others through volunteering and participation


Anti-Bullying Week
(16 November 2011)
Stop and Think! Words can hurt!


Bow Book Fair success
(14 November 2011)
Look out for new titles along the library shelves!


An illustrated talk on the history of Durham School
(12 November 2011)
By John Malden, O.D.


Senior Autumn Music Concert
(10 November 2011)
Music School transforms into a Jazz Café


Fireworks in the Removes!
(08 November 2011)
A cracking start to the new academic year.


ISFA selection for KJ
(03 November 2011)
Playing football for the N.E. of England


Cadets guided tour of HMS Bulwark
(03 November 2011)
The flagship of the the Royal Navy


Pupils enjoy pianist Richard Meyrick masterclass
(03 November 2011)
Learning how to improve performance skills


Bow pupils join the Freedom Parade for HMS Bulwark
(03 November 2011)
A very special welcome to Durham City


Spooky goings on in the Bow kitchen!
(01 November 2011)
Ghoulish fingers, fiendish muffins, slime jelly...


A chance for a wardrobe clear out!
(01 November 2011)
In aid of World Challenge Equador Fundraising Team


Annual OD Society Luncheon
(01 November 2011)
Monday 28 November 2011


The ability to live forever!
(01 November 2011)
One of the conference topics for our Scholars


Cricketers rewarded for all round good cricket
(01 November 2011)
…and for being helpful and polite


Record numbers sign up for World Challenge 2013
(01 November 2011)
Ecuador & Galapagos, India (Himalaya and Rajasthan) and Ethiopia


Forthcoming Open Events 2012
(01 November 2011)
OPEN MORNING – A Focus on Educational Awards. Saturday 14 January


O.D. OBITUARY: John Peregrine Barrett
(01 November 2011)
Sadly passed away on 28 June 2010 aged 69


U14 South Africa Rugby Tour 2012 Fundraising Dinner
(01 November 2011)
Saturday 10th December - Tickets on Sale Now!


Pupils celebrate their winning poems
(01 November 2011)
In the Celebrate Science Young Writer’s Competition



October

Junior Great North Runners
(31 October 2011)
A top 10 finish and 3 further pupils in the top 150!


English Schools Fell Running Championships 2011
(31 October 2011)
A great set of results for our runners


Parents Have a Go Row
(31 October 2011)
No ordinary DSBC crews!


Winners of October eNewsletter Prize Draw
(31 October 2011)
A Boot Camp Course and Fitness Class Vouchers


An abundance of Harvest produce
(20 October 2011)
Gratefully received by St Cuthbert's Hospice


Sponsored events at Bow help NSPCC
(20 October 2011)
Pupils raise a magnificent £1996 for charity!


The Browning Version is a sell out!
(19 October 2011)
A most beautifully crafted short play


And the winner is...
(17 October 2011)
In the House Music Competition


Water Polo U17 Success
(07 October 2011)
Win against Durham City Water Polo Club


North of England hockey selection for Lyndsay and Will

North of England hockey selection for Lyndsay and Will
(04 October 2011)
U18 hockey squads


Bow Autumn Fair Success

Bow Autumn Fair Success
(03 October 2011)
‘Fly on the wall’ – pupils get stuck in!


Cakes go down a treat at Macmillan Coffee Morning

Cakes go down a treat at Macmillan Coffee Morning
(03 October 2011)
£220 raised for charity


October eNewsletter 2011 Free Prize Draw – 10 prizes to be won!

October eNewsletter 2011 Free Prize Draw – 10 prizes to be won!
(02 October 2011)
Win a ‘New You’ 8 week Boot Camp course courtesy of Ascend 24/7 Fitness


Six Gold Medals for Emily!

Six Gold Medals for Emily!
(01 October 2011)
Sensational swimming success



September

GOLD for 2 Duke of Edinburgh pupils
(30 September 2011)
May and Matthew head to St James's Palace


Bow pupils get shipshape
(30 September 2011)
The crew of HMS Bulwalk head to Durham City


Libby sings with International Opera Singer
(30 September 2011)
Year 11 pupil invited to sing alongside Suzannah Clark


Retail nomination for OD
(30 September 2011)
Durham City Retail Awards


Year 1 enjoy a ‘senses circus’!

Year 1 enjoy a ‘senses circus’!
(30 September 2011)
Learning to make wise food choices


HOT OFF THE PRESS
(29 September 2011)
Watch our new School Video


Water Polo U15 Success
(29 September 2011)
A great victory 13 to 5 against Catterick


The rugby season gets off to a flying start!
(29 September 2011)
Excellent wins for our squads


Girls’ hockey success
(29 September 2011)
Wins against King’s Tynemouth and Casterton


OUTSTANDING NURSERY WITH AN OUTSTANDING OFFER!

OUTSTANDING NURSERY WITH AN OUTSTANDING OFFER!
(29 September 2011)
A secure start to your little ones education


Sunday lunch with an international flavour!

Sunday lunch with an international flavour!
(28 September 2011)
International boarders are introduced to gravy, roast parsnips and Yorkshire puddings!


Winner of September eNewsletter Prize Draw

Winner of September eNewsletter Prize Draw
(27 September 2011)
An exclusive prize courtesy of Vintage Princess Jewellery


Mathematicians and Scientists are thriving at Durham School

Mathematicians and Scientists are thriving at Durham School
(26 September 2011)
Enriched and inspired teaching is encouraging more pupils to opt for the sciences and mathematics.


International students explore Durham City

International students explore Durham City
(26 September 2011)
Students enjoy a fascinating facts guided tour of Durham City!


Girls' U9 hockey win against Barnard Castle

Girls' U9 hockey win against Barnard Castle
(26 September 2011)
5:1 win to Bow, Durham School


On top of the world!
(20 September 2011)
Girls U16 Ski Team Qualify for National Championships


J16 boys rowing team raise £1000 for charity

J16 boys rowing team raise £1000 for charity
(20 September 2011)
In support of Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research


OD completes his 31st Great North Run!
(18 September 2011)
George Nicholson OD


Come on Eileen!
(12 September 2011)
Weekend Matron joins the Durham School family


Dodgy refs are now officially a thing of the past!!!
(12 September 2011)
Year 11 pupil qualifies as FA Football Referee


OD Lodge Dinner

OD Lodge Dinner
(12 September 2011)
Presents generous cheque to Durham School


U14 County Cup Cricket Winners!
(10 September 2011)
Congratulations to our U14 cricket team


O.D. OBITUARY: John Lawson Etherington
(01 September 2011)
23 October 1926 – 7 December 2010



August

September eNewsletter photo of the month

September eNewsletter photo of the month
(31 August 2011)
Simply the Best’s!


September e-Newsletter Photo Gallery

September e-Newsletter Photo Gallery
(30 August 2011)
World Challenge groups visit India, Borneo and Africa


GCSE results equal last year’s excellent record!

GCSE results equal last year’s excellent record!
(25 August 2011)
41% A*/A grades


OD Annual Re-Union Weekend

OD Annual Re-Union Weekend
(24 August 2011)
Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 September 2011


September e-Newsletter 2011 Free Prize Draw

September e-Newsletter 2011 Free Prize Draw
(24 August 2011)
Win a ‘One of a Kind’ Gold plated Necklace and Earrings set courtesy of Vintage Princess Jewellery!


OD Wedding Bells at Durham School

OD Wedding Bells at Durham School
(24 August 2011)
Congratulations from all at Durham School


Fitness and Fun on our Summer Holiday Sports Courses

Fitness and Fun on our Summer Holiday Sports Courses
(24 August 2011)
by Mrs. Sue Sweeting


Putting on the Ritz was full of Glitz!

Putting on the Ritz was full of Glitz!
(24 August 2011)
£3000 raised for Help4Heroes


First Thrift Shop Sale a Big Success

First Thrift Shop Sale a Big Success
(23 August 2011)
Thank you for your support


Dinner Date for your Diary

Dinner Date for your Diary
(20 August 2011)
Durham School Boat Club Dinner 10 September


A Level Students Celebrate 97% Pass Rate!

A Level Students Celebrate 97% Pass Rate!
(18 August 2011)
A quarter of all results were at A* or A grades


Reaching the 5895m summit of Kilimanjaro!

Reaching the 5895m summit of Kilimanjaro!
(17 August 2011)
Congratulations World Challenge Africa


Nine river crossings and three huge summits!

Nine river crossings and three huge summits!
(17 August 2011)
World Challenge India successfully trek the Himalayas


New Chaplain for Durham School

New Chaplain for Durham School
(17 August 2011)
A warm welcome to Rev Cooper who takes up his post September 2011


Welcome to New Staff
(17 August 2011)
Christmas Term 2011


World Challenge Borneo - a challenger's blog by Ben Cronin

World Challenge Borneo - a challenger's blog by Ben Cronin
(17 August 2011)
A National Park, Jungle Trek, Mt. Kinabalu Summit and a Project!


April represents North of England in Tetrathlon

April represents North of England in Tetrathlon
(15 August 2011)
Swim, Shoot and Run!


World Challengers return

World Challengers return
(11 August 2011)
Amazing experiences in India, Borneo and Tanzania!


Early Years Parent Survey 2011

Early Years Parent Survey 2011
(10 August 2011)
100% strongly agree 'My child enjoys school'


July/August eNewsletter Free Prize Draw Winner
(10 August 2011)
Current parent wins a unique prize


Cadets achieve RYA Level 3 certificates
(08 August 2011)
Three cadets enjoy some summer sailing in Plymouth


Silver medal at GB World Junior Rowing Championships

Silver medal at GB World Junior Rowing Championships
(08 August 2011)
Congratulations to Nicole Lamb!


Geographers walk on a glacier in Iceland!

Geographers walk on a glacier in Iceland!
(08 August 2011)
Year 9 and 10 pupils enjoy Geography Field Study


Alex trains with England World Cup Rugby Squad!

Alex trains with England World Cup Rugby Squad!
(02 August 2011)
To mark the launch of the new World Cup Kit


Next Open Day (Nursery through to Sixth Form)
(01 August 2011)
Saturday 15 October 2011


Summer exhibition of watercolour paintings

Summer exhibition of watercolour paintings
(01 August 2011)
by Mr John Renshaw


OD Obituary
(01 August 2011)
Melville Duncan McNaughton SMITH



July

Rowers win Gold at Home Counties Regatta for England

Rowers win Gold at Home Counties Regatta for England
(25 July 2011)
Natalie Hardy and Jess Graham won gold in the junior women's eight for England at Home Counties Regatta. Myles Holbrough and Dan Pearson win gold in mens junior eight


Further selections to represent GB at World Rowing
(18 July 2011)
3 other pupils and an OD join Nicole Lamb to represent GB at the World Junior Rowing Championships


July/August e-Newsletter Photo Gallery
(14 July 2011)
Centenary Celebrations with the Mayor; Garden Party; Sports Days 2011.



Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Laws OD is Guest of Honour

Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Laws OD is Guest of Honour
(14 July 2011)
Senior School Speech Day 2011


July/August eNewsletter Free Prize Draw
(14 July 2011)
Feel radiant with a session of Radiance Colonic Hydrotherapy treatments


Form 5 enjoy Clock Design Technology Experience
(14 July 2011)
Time well spent at the Senior School!


Key Stage 2 results
(13 July 2011)
100% level 4 English and 96% level 4 Maths


OD News Roundup
(13 July 2011)
Forthcoming Events and Weddings


RAF Gliding Scholarships
(13 July 2011)
Awarded to Three Year 11 Cadets


Early Years Summer Treat
(10 July 2011)
Adventure to end the year!


PRE-SEASON FITNESS TESTING FOR 1ST XV HOPEFULS!
(10 July 2011)
Getting into the mindset


Musical Rainbow for Charity
(10 July 2011)
Over £1000 raised for Rainbow Trust


Chadeyron Music Competition
(10 July 2011)
Exceptional standard maintained


More Good Schools Guide Awards 2011
(10 July 2011)
A Level English Language and Literature


Quarry Heads House Centenary
(08 July 2011)
Mayoral visit and Magic!


Centenary Garden Party
(08 July 2011)
100 years of Quarry Heads House


Bow Speeches and Prizegiving
(08 July 2011)
Guest Speaker: His Honour Judge Prince


News from the Chaplain
(07 July 2011)
Over £4,600 raised for good causes


‘What’s it like to study Chemistry at University’?
(07 July 2011)
LVI chemistry students find out


Pupils bake cakes for charity
(07 July 2011)
Proceeds help fund early detection equipment for MS patients


Nationally accredited First Aid qualifications
(07 July 2011)
Staff, parents and pupils pass with flying colours!


Three lucky pupils meet Eliza Doolittle!
(07 July 2011)
Competition winners enjoy mingling with the stars


Removes Strike Gold!
(07 July 2011)
Academic excellence with special 'Gold Awards'


Rowing round-up
(07 July 2011)
A record season with 99 wins and medals so far!


Speech Day Arrangements
(07 July 2011)
Saturday 9 July 2011


Sailing high at the Area Regatta
(07 July 2011)
Sailing Team ends Sedbergh's 7 year unbeaten run!


Science iGCSE Course changes
(07 July 2011)
New course details


Surfing Boarders!
(07 July 2011)
At Tynemouth Long Sands


World Challenge Teams set off
(07 July 2011)
Good luck to Team Ladakh, Borneo and Tanzania!


Thrift Shop launched
(01 July 2011)
Selling good quality second-hand school uniform


U15's (1996) Water Polo Team Success
(01 July 2011)
U15's v Durham City (Away) win 13 to 9


First ever water polo match against OD's
(01 July 2011)
U18's v OD's win 20 to 13 on Tuesday 28th July


May/June eNewsletter Free Prize Draw Winner
(01 July 2011)
Lucky subscriber wins two places on Creative Arts Courses


Army Scholarship for Lyndsay
(01 July 2011)
Only a limited number awarded



June

Durham School wins the 2011 Good Schools Guide GCSE Award
(30 June 2011)
For boys taking D & T Graphic Products at GCSE


Form 5 go back in time!
(29 June 2011)
Victorian lesson at Beamish Open Air Museum


Form 4 visit Eden Camp
(29 June 2011)
Experiencing life during World War Two


Confirmation Service
(29 June 2011)
At St. Oswald's Church


North of England 20/20 Final
(27 June 2011)
Thank you for your support


ART & DRAMA for a Summer Evening
(23 June 2011)
Comedy followed by Art & DT Exhibition Wednesday 29 June 6.30 - 8.30 pm


The End of Year 11 Beach Party!
(23 June 2011)
Friday 1st July on the playground, 6 for 6.30 pm start.


Honey
(17 June 2011)
A superb production by Forms 3 & 4


Calling All Pupils
(17 June 2011)
Sign up for the Great North Fitness Revolution Now


Congratulations Mr Goodhew!
(15 June 2011)
On your Headship of Latymer Upper School


Success for our rowers at Durham Regatta
(15 June 2011)
Overall 11 event wins


U11 Cricket Tournament
(15 June 2011)
Choristers win by 1 run in the final!


Chapel Memorial Service for Ron Booth

Chapel Memorial Service for Ron Booth
(14 June 2011)
A life celebrated


Bow Swimming Gala
(14 June 2011)
Friday 17 June at Freeman’s Quay


Removes Inter-House Cricket
(13 June 2011)
Congratulations to Poole House


Training with U14 England Barbarians
(12 June 2011)
Pupil joins tour to Biarritz and Toulon


'Putting on the Ritz' Summer Ball Saturday 9 July
(01 June 2011)
A 1940's theme inspired by our war heroes.


Lexy is a winner at the Newcastle University Maths Challenge
(01 June 2011)
The Senior Challenge at the School of Mathematics & Statistics


Centenary Garden Party at Quarryheads House
(01 June 2011)
Saturday 25 June – Join the celebrations!


Open Afternoon – Early Years Department
(01 June 2011)
Monday 20 June - Meet the Early Years Team


Durham Regatta Weekend 11-12 June
(01 June 2011)
Join the Durham School Boat Club for a great weekend of rowing and hospitality


Summer Holiday Courses for all ages
(01 June 2011)
Sports, Fun Clubs and Creative Arts all on offer


Durham School’s Creative Arts Summer Camps
(01 June 2011)
Residential and Day Summer Camps for creative girls and boys



May

Inter-House Athletics Championships
(31 May 2011)
Monday 20 June 11 am at Maiden Castle



May/June e-Newsletter Photo Gallery
(28 May 2011)
Halfords Tour Cycle Event and the Royal Wedding celebrations at Durham School


Music Extravaganza raises £421.84
(27 May 2011)
Durham's Music Extravangaza raised £421.84 for The Rainbow Trust


Charity Music Spectacular
(26 May 2011)
In support of The Rainbow Trust


The Chadeyron Music Competition
(26 May 2011)
Join us for The Final on 7 July at 7pm


Munich Junior International Regatta
(23 May 2011)
Nicole gets Bronze and Silver for GB


‘The Durham Eye’ Shines through in the National Shine School Media Awards 2011
(20 May 2011)
Shortlisted in no fewer than 3 categories!


CCF STRETCHER RACE
(20 May 2011)
Army wins inaugral race by 6 minutes!


What a pain!
(17 May 2011)
Tristram Society Lecture Series discusses painful issues


Will's Charity Clay Pigeon Shoot attracts the stars!
(16 May 2011)
Tim Healy supports the charity event


Wedding Bells in Chapel for Old Dunelmians
(16 May 2011)
Congratulations!


Boat Club Dinner to be held in September
(15 May 2011)
Please note the change of date to 10 September


Girls celebrate an outstanding season of sport
(10 May 2011)
Sophia Ward is named Sports Women of the Year


Dare to Dance!
(09 May 2011)
Girls from Years 5, 6 & 7 get the moves.


Matthew is GB U17s Top Goalscorer
(05 May 2011)
Matthew Calvert is top goalscorer at GB U17s Water Polo European Qualifiers


Lucky cadets are first to sail the two new Pico Dinghies
(05 May 2011)
Dinghies presented to Durham School by the Royal Navy


News from the OD Lodge
(01 May 2011)
Luncheon a huge success


Cadets Earn Band Badges
(01 May 2011)
Intensive training for two Royal Navy cadets


Pupils' Prestigious Performances
(01 May 2011)
At The Sage Gateshead & The Royal Festival Hall


Heretics Society reintroduced
(01 May 2011)
The art of persuasion!


April e-Newsletter Free Prize Draw Winner
(01 May 2011)
Current parent wins a family Photoshoot courtesy of David Lawson Studios



April

Budding Poet Yasmin Wins Award
(30 April 2011)
Writers' Guild Award for Yasmin's Poem


Royal Wedding celebrations in School
(29 April 2011)
A Big Occasion celebrated in Big School


AN INVITATION TO NO.10 DOWNING STREET
(28 April 2011)
Liam Jones, BBC Chorister of the Year, is invited to No.10


GB ROWING SELECTION AND TOP RANKED IN THE COUNTRY!
(26 April 2011)
Nicole Lamb races her way to selection in the GB coxless Four at Munich


School Colours awarded for Water Polo
(07 April 2011)
An outstanding season


March e-Newsletter Free Prize Draw Winner
(07 April 2011)
Current parent wins a Durham Dynamos Friends Provident t20 Family Pass



Reception Class greet the new born lambs
(06 April 2011)
Visit to Broom House Farm


Water Polo success continues
(06 April 2011)
U16 Water Polo team qualifies for the National Finals


Badgers 'Spring outing' to Down at the Farm
(06 April 2011)
Helping Farmer Will call for his cows and groom a donkey!


Sponsored Readathon aids charity
(06 April 2011)
Bow pupils raise over £1000 for Coco International


Will Paxton OD on the ball with Jonas Gutierrez!
(06 April 2011)
NUFC player donates training session to help charity


Reach Your Rugby Potential
(06 April 2011)
Book Now for our Summer 2011 Junior Rugby Academy


Deryck Walton OD celebrates his 100th Birthday!
(05 April 2011)
Congratulations Deryck from all at Durham School


Obituary: Michael Gough OD. Distinguished Actor.
(05 April 2011)
Most remembered for his role as Bruce Wayne's butler in the Batman films.


A perfect Wedding...in Durham School Chapel
(05 April 2011)
Wedding congratulations to Chris Howe OD


Rosslyn Park National Rugby 7s Competition
(05 April 2011)
U13 and 1st VII squads in action


GB Junior Regatta Rowing selection for Nicole
(04 April 2011)
Nicole Lamb is selected following GB Spring Assessments


Top 50 GB cyclists pass through Durham School
(04 April 2011)
Team Bow enter the Junior Race introduced this year


Mr George Celebrates 2 Years as Head
(01 April 2011)
Debbie our catering supervisor, created a wonderful cake for the Headmaster


Water Polo U16 through to English Schools National Final!
(01 April 2011)
Along with the other top 5 schools in the country


Chapel Choir sings Choral Evensong in York Minster
(01 April 2011)
A musical delight



March

Friendly Matches – It’s all about teamwork at Bow!
(31 March 2011)
Congratulations to the entire cast on a superb production


Filming our new DVD prospectus
(31 March 2011)
On 'Tracc'


OD Northern Luncheon
(30 March 2011)
A spring welcome to our OD's


Year 7 and their mums celebrate Mothers Day
(29 March 2011)
Mums are special - it's official!


Durham Cathedral project work on display
(28 March 2011)
Pupils work on display now in the Cathedral


'Friendly Matches' at Bow
(28 March 2011)
A production by Forms 5 and 6


Water Polo Winners!
(28 March 2011)
U18's win the English Schools' Bowl and U17 GB selection for Matthew


Read all about Book Week!
(27 March 2011)
Thank you to all our guests for making it so successful


'The Good Doctor' comes to Durham School
(26 March 2011)
4 & 5 April at 7.30 pm in The Luce Theatre


Yorkshire OD Reunion Dinner
(26 March 2011)
OD's catch up with old friends and new


@Dunelmia
(25 March 2011)
Follow us on twitter for regular updates on school life


Next Open Morning Saturday 7 May
(22 March 2011)
9.30 am - 12 noon. Everyone is very welcome.


Harriet and Izzy's Music Success
(21 March 2011)
Both awarded Music Diplomas


Raising money for charity
(21 March 2011)
Over £800 raised for Comic Relief!


U11 Rugby 7s win the Bowl Competition
(21 March 2011)
Success at the U11 Sevens Tournament


Musicians excel at Scholars’ Concert
(18 March 2011)
Wide variety of musical talent on show


Sixth Form Drama students present…
(18 March 2011)
An Inspector Calls and three exciting original pieces


BBC Radio 4 Live Sunday Worship
(17 March 2011)
A beautiful service enjoyed by all listeners


March e-Newsletter Photo Gallery
(17 March 2011)
Inter-House Cross Country, London OD Dinner and Bow French Day


February e-Newsletter Free Prize Draw Winner
(17 March 2011)
Current parent wins a Family Meal for Four at the No. 1 Oriental Buffet


Pupil's logo design is an academy winner!
(17 March 2011)
Congratulations to Ben O'Neil


Bow Form 3 trip to York
(17 March 2011)
Discovering Vikings!


Year 7's invited to ‘Bring Your Mum to School for Lunch Day’
(17 March 2011)
Let's celebrate Mother's Day!


Bow Recital Concert
(17 March 2011)
Over thirty solo performances!


Tristram Society visit Durham University
(17 March 2011)
'Synthetic Biology: a Better Future?'.



Sixth Form Drama students present...
(16 March 2011)
An Inspector Calls alongside three exciting original pieces


Reading Week 14 - 18 March
(14 March 2011)
A packed week of exciting events celebrating the written word!


Book Now for Easter Holiday Sports Courses
(14 March 2011)
Professional coaching for girls and boys in cricket, swimming and multi-sports


Water Polo Team Successes
(11 March 2011)
Seniors win 15 to 7 against Durham University's 2nd, U15 v Catterick 15-10


Lunchtime Concert in Durham Cathedral
(11 March 2011)
The concert was performed by musicians from our school and was enjoyed by many.


Two New Boats
(11 March 2011)
CCF(RN) now have their 2 new Laser Pico Dinghies


Bow Win U11 HMC (North East) Tournament
(10 March 2011)
A victorious season for our U11 Football Squad


Terrington 7s Success for our U13 Team
(09 March 2011)
A gripping final saw our U13’s win 19-0


Rugby 7s Round Up
(09 March 2011)
A fantastic week of Rugby 7s around our region


Spring Joy!
(09 March 2011)
Amazing academic achievement by our Year 7 and 8 pupils


A very good weekend for Durham School Rowing
(08 March 2011)
No less than 6 wins and 14 pupils selected to represent the North at the Inter Regional Regatta


Netball Tournament A Success
(04 March 2011)
Terrington Hall school won both U10 and U12's girls netball tournament


Bow French Day Success
(04 March 2011)
Prep Department enjoy wonderful French day and wish au revoir to Mrs Troughears


Welcome to Tricia Abbott
(04 March 2011)
Tricia Abbott has a duel role as a Nurse and the new Macleod Matron


Philip discovers he is a natural shot putter!
(02 March 2011)
Year 8 pupil Philip Smith has become the regional Under 13 indoor shot put champion


Matthew is top goal scorer for GB Water Polo Team
(02 March 2011)
Matthew Calvert competed for GB in the Water Polo Debica Cup in Poland


Boys Inter-House Cross Country won by The Caffinites
(02 March 2011)
New Records set in the Swainston and Dunelm Runs


Girls Inter-House Cross Country won by MacLeod House
(02 March 2011)
New record set by Abbie Wilson in the Dunelm Run


Staff Inter-House Cross Country results
(01 March 2011)
Mr Thompson takes pole position!


Winter skills course
(01 March 2011)
Ice axe arrest lessons included!



February

Bertie Badger's Recycling World Challenge is underway
(23 February 2011)
Bertie sets off for Poland!


A win for U14 Water Polo Team
(18 February 2011)
Durham U14 water polo team wins by 20 goals against Durham City Water Polo Club


Double Football Success for Bow
(15 February 2011)
Bow’s Under 9 and 11 Football Teams win their Tournaments


Success at the Inter-County Cross Country Championships
(14 February 2011)
Congratulations to Rhys Morpeth and Alex Brown selected to represent Durham County at the English Schools’ Championships in March.


Inter-House Cross Country
(14 February 2011)
Thursday 17 February, 2.15 pm start


Durham School Nameplate - Fundraising project launched to reacquire this iconic Nameplate - Get on board!
(08 February 2011)
Fundraising project launched to reacquire this iconic Nameplate - Get on board!


Rowers help Charlie Bear for Cancer Care
(07 February 2011)
Cheque presented to the charity at the Boat Club Ceilidh


Safer Internet Day 2011
(07 February 2011)
Deputy Head Pastoral , Mrs. Fiona Parker, presents her ten top tips to parents for keeping children safe online.


Forthcoming Open Events
(05 February 2011)
Next Open Morning 7 May


Happy New Year to all our Chinese pupils and their families!
(05 February 2011)
Year of the Rabbit celebrated by special evening at school


1st Team Wins Senior Area Netball Tournament
(04 February 2011)
Netball succes for our 1st and 2nd Teams


A Welcoming Reception for Natalie
(03 February 2011)
Meet the new Face and Voice of Durham School


Two pupils qualify for National Finals of British Schools' Modern Biathlon Championships
(03 February 2011)
Congratualtions to Toby Hunter and Fiona Dewar


Northern Echo Local Heroes Awards Dinner
(02 February 2011)
Form 4 pupils Robbie and Niall join the grass roots stars!


Fulling Mill Tudor workshop
(02 February 2011)
Tudor times brought to Life for Form Four


D of E is too popular!
(02 February 2011)
Durham School attracts record numbers of entrants!


Reading Week 14-18 March 2011
(02 February 2011)
By Lindsay Bolton, Year 12


February e-Newsletter Photo Gallery
(01 February 2011)
Inter-House Rugby 7s, World Challenge India Race Night, Bags2School, Cross-Country Championships, Fulling Mill Tudor Workshop.



January

Wine Tasting Evening Friday 11th March 7.30pm
(31 January 2011)
Tickets on sale now - don't miss out!


Bertie Badger Bags a Lift with World Challenge!
(31 January 2011)
World Challenge India Bags2School collection is a great success


Inter-House Rugby 7s won by The Caffinites
(31 January 2011)
Victory for The Caffinites!


News from the Boat House
(31 January 2011)
Silverware and a competitive spirit get the new year off to a great start!


Inter-House Hockey
(31 January 2011)
The results!


World Challenge India Race Night
(28 January 2011)
A run away success!


Inter-House General Knowledge won by School House
(26 January 2011)
How did they know that?


December/January e-Newsletter Free Prize Draw Winner
(23 January 2011)
Current parent wins Ski Essentials Pack courtesy of Snow-Motion


Poole House retain Inter-House Water Polo Shield
(20 January 2011)
Intermediate Boys' Inter-House Water Polo is won by Poole


'Solar Cells' Essay Competition Winners
(17 January 2011)
Congratulations to the 4 winners in the Science Essay Competition


Sixth Form Chemistry Essay Competition winners
(17 January 2011)
Congratulations to the 4 winners in the 'Atomic structure and Bonding' essay competition


Parents Running Club is up and running!
(17 January 2011)
Register your interest today


Success at the Durham County Cross-Country Championships
(17 January 2011)
Congratulations to our athletes now through to the Inter-County stage


U11 Prep School Barbarians selection
(17 January 2011)
Divisional Festival Selection for two Year 6 boys


Independent Schools Barbarians selection
(13 January 2011)
Congratulations to Zac Mucluskey and Robbie Griffin


Royal Wedding day to be celebrated at school
(10 January 2011)
The School will be fully open as normal on 29 April 2011


Durham School awarded Top Rated Tier 4 Boarding Sponsor’s Licence
(06 January 2011)
We are very proud to announce that Durham School holds an A rated Tier 4 sponsor’s licence.




2010

December


December/January e-Newsletter Photo Gallery
(21 December 2010)
Pre-Prep Nativity, The Owl Experience and ‘The 13 Clocks’ Year 7 & 8 drama production.


A fond farewell to the face and voice of Durham School
(17 December 2010)
We wish Mrs. Adrienne Wides a very happy retirement


Senior Christmas Concert
(17 December 2010)
Raised nearly £300 for the Make A Wish Foundation


An early Joyeux Noel
(17 December 2010)
For pupils in Year 7 and 8


The Million Metre Rowing Charity Challenge!
(14 December 2010)
Congratulations to all pupils, staff and parents of DSBC


Chapel Carol Service for pupils 16 December at 3 pm
(12 December 2010)
A special Carol Service for pupils to end the Christmas Term


Alex wins a place with The National Children's Orchestra
(12 December 2010)
Congratulations to talented violinist Alex Raine


Forthcoming Open Events
(10 December 2010)
Next Open Morning 22 January 2011


Early Years Join Santa at Raby Castle
(10 December 2010)
Badgers and Reception Class enjoy a Christmas treat


Duke of Edinburgh Award Leadership
(10 December 2010)
May undertakes fundraising to complete her Award


Bow Christmas Concert
(09 December 2010)
Pupils’ musical talents entertain in Big School


Fun in the Snow
(08 December 2010)
Reception Class enjoy the snow


"The 13 Clocks" Drama production
(07 December 2010)
A stunning performance in Coffin Castle!


Shine Star Shine!
(07 December 2010)
The Pre-Prep Nativity brings out the stars!


PARENTS' AREA NEWS FOR BOW PARENTS
(07 December 2010)
Please consult the Parents' Area


FRIENDS MEDIEVAL BANQUET CANCELLED
(06 December 2010)
Medieval Banquet planned for Saturday 11 December is cancelled


New Head of History appointed for September 2011
(06 December 2010)
Congratulations to Mr Diccon Tyreman


Iceland Trip Summer Holiday 2011
(03 December 2010)
16th-21st July 2011


November e-Newsletter Prize Draw Winner
(01 December 2010)
Congratulations to Mrs Brenda Beveridge


Pupil flies high in Panto!
(01 December 2010)
Liam takes the role of John in Peter Pan




November

Head of Mathematics
(26 November 2010)
Mr Colin Fordyce appointed Head of Mathematics


Bad Weather Policy
(26 November 2010)
Bad Weather Policy is now on the website and in the Parents' Area


Owl Experience
(26 November 2010)
Pre-Prep children have a hoot with the owls!


Casual Clothes Day at Bow
(25 November 2010)
In aid of UNICEF's Haiti Appeal


Boarders get festive!
(22 November 2010)
Decorating the Christmas Tree in Big School


Christmas Craft Fair a huge success
(22 November 2010)
A great way to start the festivities


Teddy Bears Picnic in aid of Children in Need
(21 November 2010)
Early Years Department share cakes with their teddies


Outstanding Water Polo results
(19 November 2010)
Durham U16 Captain selected for U17 GB team!


Durham School’s Got Talent!
(15 November 2010)
Harriet Brooks wins this year’s competition


Remembrance Service in Chapel
(15 November 2010)
Wreaths laid and candles lit in remembrance


Pupil athletes qualify for British Biathlon semi-final
(15 November 2010)
Congratulations to Toby Hunter and Fiona Dewar


November Photo of the Month
(15 November 2010)


NEW School Uniform Suppliers Announced
(15 November 2010)
Uniforms UK take over as our main school uniform suppliers


Armstrong and Miller visit Durham School
(12 November 2010)
Former pupil Alexander Armstrong and comedy partner, Ben Miller, join pupils for lunch and drama!


A Storm of Academic Excellence!
(12 November 2010)
Year 7 and 8 pupils start the new academic year with record ‘excellents’.


Friends' Medieval Banquet Saturday 11 December
(11 November 2010)
A Feast of Medieval Fayre and Entertainment - Book your tickets now!


Ultimate Plum Puddings and Kirsty’s Christmas cakes on sale now!
(10 November 2010)
The perfect Christmas gifts for family and friends and you - order yours NOW!


Record number of visitors at Autumn Open Morning
(10 November 2010)
Durham School welcomes over 80 families to their recent Open Morning


Further Success for Duke of Edinburgh Award
(10 November 2010)
Gold Presentations at St James Palace


Bow Autumn Book Fair a real page turner!
(10 November 2010)
The best of children’s authors on offer


Sixth Form Dinner is Magic!
(10 November 2010)
A magical evening of fine dining and dancing is enjoyed by the sixth form


Taking the High Road on the Half-Term Rugby Tour
(10 November 2010)
U15 & U13 Rugby Squads enjoy their annual Rugby Tour to Scotland


1st XV through to the Daily Mail Cup 5th Round!
(10 November 2010)
A 15-10 victory against Barnard Castle sees our 1st XV through to the 5th Round


Leadership talk by General Robin Brims
(10 November 2010)
Sixth Form Leadership Lectures Programme welcomes General Robin Brims


November e-Newsletter Photo Gallery
(10 November 2010)
V4 Tournament, V4 Ball, Sixth Form Dinner, Sixth Form photo shoot, Noel Shearing Memorial Match


Prep School Barbarians
(08 November 2010)
Congratulations to three Year 6 Bow pupils who were selected for the Prep School Barbarians North Rugby Festival at Sedbergh.


Noel Shearing Memorial Cup Charity Event
(08 November 2010)
A day of celebration in memory of Noel Shearing O.D.


Boarders Bonfire Night
(06 November 2010)
A thousand reasons to enjoy the fireworks!


New Sixth Form Prospectus launched at Sixth Form Events
(04 November 2010)
Prospective Sixth Formers find out 'The Ideal Preparation for University Life'


Year 9 pupil hits "top note" to win coveted national award
(01 November 2010)
Liam wins BBC Choirboy of the Year Competition at St Paul's Cathedral in London



October

Access to half-term mailings in the Parents' Area
(27 October 2010)
What to do if you are a parent and are not yet registered for access


V4 Raffle Winners
(25 October 2010)
Find out if you are one of the lucky winners!


V4 Rugby Tournament A Huge Success
(25 October 2010)
Congratulations to all 4 schools for a magnificent day of rugby


Tickets now on sale for Girls Hockey Tour fundraising Musical Night
(22 October 2010)
As part of the fundraising programme for the 2012 Girls Hockey and Netball Tour to Malaysia, a special Girls' Fundraising Music Concert will take place on Saturday 13 November in Big School.


Poole House win the House Singing Competition
(21 October 2010)
The boys of Poole House 'love it when you call' winner!


Girls’ 1st Team Hockey wins the Triangular Tournament
(18 October 2010)
Next stage the North semi-finals of the National Cup!


1st XV warm up for Veterrimi IV with victory against old rivals
(18 October 2010)
Sedbergh's 3-year unbeaten run ended by Durham's 1st XV


Karate Kid Tim
(17 October 2010)
Timothy becomes a 1st Dan


North of England Hockey selection for two of our girls
(13 October 2010)
Two of our pupils have been selected for the North of England Pennine Pumas Teams


Congratulations to our new Internal Scholars
(09 October 2010)
Six new internal King’s Scholarships and three Burkitt Scholarships have been awarded by our Headmaster.


CCF (RN) National Regatta ‘seas’ our best ever result!
(09 October 2010)
Royal Navy CCF cadets recorded the best ever result by a Durham School crew at the recent CCF (RN) National Regatta.


Memorabilia and old photos sought for a centenary celebration!
(09 October 2010)
Old photos of Quarry Heads House are being sought in preparation for celebrations planned to mark 100 years of the building at Easter 2011 – can you help?


St. Cecilia Music Composition Competition Trophy
(09 October 2010)
Out of the four awards presented, Durham School pupils (past and present) won three!


October e-Newsletter Photo Gallery
(09 October 2010)
The Crew of 1970, OD Reunion, 1st XV Rugby, Girls 25 Years Dinner, Bow Autumn Fair


IGCSE English courses now offered alongside GCSE
(09 October 2010)
New Head of English, Miss Celia Shepherd introduces IGCSE English options alongside our GCSE choices.


Forthcoming Open Events
(08 October 2010)
Open Morning 16 October and Sixth Form Open Event 3 November


Veterrimi IV Saturday 23 October
(08 October 2010)
Four oldest school rugby clubs in world celebrate together in October


Christmas Craft Fair 21 November 2010
(08 October 2010)
The very best in Christmas Shopping and plenty else besides


October Photo of the month
(08 October 2010)


September e-Newsletter Free Prize Draw Winner
(08 October 2010)
Old Dunelmian wins two tickets to our V4 Celebration Ball on Saturday 23 October


Half-term mailing to parents
(08 October 2010)
We are going online!


CCF Brave the Elements
(07 October 2010)
Durham School CCF braved the elements to compete in the Brigade March & Shoot Competition on Sunday 3 October 2010.


D of E Award Scheme more popular than ever!
(06 October 2010)
Duke of Edinburgh Award Certificates presented to no fewer than 21 Bronze Award holders, 2 Silver and 3 Gold!


Stringendo!
(05 October 2010)
Pupils Alex Goulding (cello), Alex Davies (violin) and Jodie Cameron (violin) have added another string to their bow, following their successful auditions for Stringendo, The Sage Gateshead’s teenage string orchestra.


Quay Lasses
(05 October 2010)
Congratulations to pupils Alex Davies, Jodie Cameron and Lexy Powell who have successfully auditioned for Quay Lasses, The Sage Gateshead’s teenage girls’ choir.


Girls celebrate with cake at Bow!
(05 October 2010)
As part of our "25 years of girls" celebrations, all the girls at Bow enjoyed a slice of Janet’s specially baked chocolate cake – delicious!


Action-packed outing for Year 8 tutor group
(04 October 2010)
Year 8 Caffinites tutor group enjoyed an action-packed evening of go-karting


Skiing into the National Finals!
(04 October 2010)
Congratulations to our U14 Girls' skiing team on making it to the National Finals.


Fell- Running Successes
(04 October 2010)
The Durham School Cross-country team were on excellent form at the English Schools' Fell- Running Championships 2010.


Tom represents his County in Athletics
(04 October 2010)
Year 11 pupil Tom Wilkinson gained selection for the Durham County Athletics Squad and competed at the English Schools' Combined Events National Finals.


Bow Harvest Festival
(04 October 2010)
Form 4 led our harvest assembly with all the produce donated to St Cuthbert’s Hospice


Newest Arrivals!
(04 October 2010)
We extend a big cuddly welcome to two new arrivals to the Durham School family, baby Calli Fordyce and baby Morgan Boustead.


Now Parents Can Shape Up At Boot Camp!
(04 October 2010)
Two Adult Boot Camps are now on offer at both our junior and senior sites.


Some staff changes at Bow
(04 October 2010)
Welcome to Mrs April Davies who takes over as Form 1 teacher and to Mrs Catherine Skowronski who joins the Prep School


The first girl Head of School headlines the celebrations!
(04 October 2010)
A ‘25 Years of Girls’ Open Week was held 13 – 19 September, focusing on all things ‘girls’ at Durham School, culminating in the OD Celebratory Reunion Dinner on Saturday 23 September when guests were joined by the first female Head of School, Katie Fraser


D of E Co-ordinator has her day at the Palace
(04 October 2010)
The School’s D of E Co-ordinator, Mrs Tracy Sockett, has been chosen to represent the North East Regional D of E Award, and will attend St James’ Palace on 2 November.


Girls welcome Australian hockey and netball teams
(04 October 2010)
Durham School welcomed the girls from the Methodist Ladies College in Perth, Western Australia as part of their 3-week UK tour.


Rowing Back the Time with The Crew of 1970
(04 October 2010)
The school was delighted to welcome back The Crew of 1970 at their OD Reunion celebrations held on Saturday 18 September and to see them back on the River Wear.


Liam reaches Final of BBC Radio 2’s Young Choristers of the Year 2010
(04 October 2010)
Year 9 pupil, Liam Rhys Jones, has reached the Final of BBC Radio 2's Young Choristers of the Year 2010 which will take place on Friday 29 October at St Paul’s Cathedral in London.



September

News from the Touchline
(28 September 2010)
Five pupils selected for U18 County Rugby fixtures this month!


Celebrating ‘Science’ Success
(28 September 2010)
Year 10 and Year 11 scientists celebrated excellent results in their summer GSCE Science examinations with some individuals achieving a full set of ‘100 UMS’ marks!


Important changes to Senior School Medical Cover
(27 September 2010)
See Headmaster's letter


Bow Autumn Fair a huge success
(27 September 2010)
On Saturday 25 September, pupils, parents, staff and friends enjoyed a fabulous afternoon of fun at the annual Bow Autumn Fair.


Brandon finishes 20th in the Junior Great North Run!
(23 September 2010)
Brandon Joss completed the Junior Great North Run in just 20 minutes and finished in 20th place overall!


Running 13.1 miles for charity
(20 September 2010)
26 members of Durham School, together with 4 teachers, completed the 30th Great North Run!


Parents’ Area on Website
(09 September 2010)
New arrangements to be implemented



Muchall brothers on opposing sides in county cricket game
(06 September 2010)
Paul gets the better of brother Gordon as Kent spring surprise victory


Congratulations to Michael and Claire
(06 September 2010)
Head of Biology marries


September Photo of the Month
(06 September 2010)


Welcome to all new pupils and their parents
(06 September 2010)
We wish you happiness and success in your time at Durham School


September e-Newsletter Photo Gallery
(06 September 2010)
Australian Rugby Tour and CCF Summer Camp


Bungites running for charity
(06 September 2010)
13 members of School House to do the Great North Run


New Senior School Appointments
(02 September 2010)
with effect from 1st September 2010


Changes to our Medical Provision
(02 September 2010)
New location for School's Medical Centre


25 years of "Girls at Durham School"
(02 September 2010)
Arrangements for week beginning 13 September


A celebration of rugby football not to be missed
(02 September 2010)
Veterrimi IV - 23 October 2010


CCF Summer Camp in Scotland
(02 September 2010)
Wide range of activities pursued on land and in the water



August

GCSE candidates rewrite the record books
(24 August 2010)
42% of all grades at A* or A


Sixth Formers celebrate A-Level Results
(19 August 2010)
Well over 50% of grades either A or B


International Rowing Success for Durham School pupils
(18 August 2010)
Astonsihing result for such a relatively small school


Pupils return from successful Rugby Tour to Australia
(18 August 2010)
Four victories from five matches for 1st XV


25 years of "Girls at Durham School"
(16 August 2010)
Come and join in our celebrations!


New faces in September 2010
(16 August 2010)
A warm welcome to staff joining us in September


An important reminder for all Durham School Parents
(16 August 2010)
Register for access to the Parents' Area TODAY


Ordering uniform items
(16 August 2010)
Important notice for all current parents



July

Spectacular successes at British Rowing Championships
(23 July 2010)
Latest from the Boat Club


End-of-term Art and DT Exhibition
(13 July 2010)
Pupils show off their examination and project work


Summer Newsletter Photo Gallery
(13 July 2010)
Wide variety of events covered


Garath Archer presents awards at Boat Club Dinner
(13 July 2010)
Three major reasons to celebrate


International Rowing Honours for two members of the Boat Club
(13 July 2010)
Nicole and Jack both selected at GB trials


The "Perfect Venue" Wedding Fayre
(12 July 2010)
Over 200 guests visit first ever Wedding Fayre


Photo of the Month
(11 July 2010)
"Si jeunesse savait, si vieillesse pouvait"


JUNE Free Prize Draw Winner Announced
(11 July 2010)
Congratulations to Mrs Christine Anderson


Teesside Uni Vice Chancellor Guest of Honour at Senior School Speech Day
(10 July 2010)
Tom Newbould gives vote of thanks


Future Newsletters
(10 July 2010)
Sign up for our e-newsletter now!


Parents' Area on the website
(10 July 2010)
Apply for access now and receive school mailings



Valete
(08 July 2010)
Farewell and thank you to two long-serving members of staff


Linda Lingwood retires after 24 years at Durham School
(07 July 2010)
News from the Common Room at Bow


Form 2 visit to Chiquitos
(07 July 2010)




First ever Durham School Girls' VIII at Women's Henley
(06 July 2010)
Girls perform well in spite of second round defeat


Caffinites Claim Senior House Cricket Trophy
(06 July 2010)
Good way to round off successful year for the red and blacks!


Speech Day Prize Winners
(05 July 2010)
Congratulations to all





"Moulin Rouge" Summer Ball 2010
(05 July 2010)
Lesley Silcock stands down as Chair of Ball Committee after another hugely successful event


Allison Curbishley guest of honour at Bow Prize-giving
(05 July 2010)
Former Olympic 400-metre runner entertains children and adults alike


Leavers' Chapel Service
(04 July 2010)
Good wishes to all those leaving us in 2010


The Chadeyron Music Competition 2010
(04 July 2010)
Harriet Brooks wins Senior Competition


"The Importance of Being Earnest"
(04 July 2010)
Year 9 pupils stage open air production




June

1st XI victorious against RGS Newcastle
(30 June 2010)
Convincing win in third encounter this season


Girls star at National Schools' Regatta
(30 June 2010)
Encouraging performances at half-term events



John Curry leaves Durham School after nearly four decades of distinguished service
(30 June 2010)
Farewell to Durham School's longest-serving teacher


Victory for the hosts in Durham School Cricket Tournaments
(29 June 2010)
U11 and U13 teams both triumph


Badgers Down at the Farm
(28 June 2010)
Enjoyable day out in glorious weather


First Aid training
(28 June 2010)
Staff at Durham and Choristers benefit from courses laid on by Durham School


Snails, frogs legs and plenty of history!
(28 June 2010)
Half-term visit to Normandy


Athletics Success Continues
(28 June 2010)
Impressive results throughout the season


Bow pupils support England's World Cup Bid
(28 June 2010)
Non-uniform day raises money for COCO International


Jazz Night musicians reach near-professional standard
(28 June 2010)
Memorable summer evening's entertainment


Strawberry tea raises £400 for Breast Cancer Care
(28 June 2010)
Charity event blessed with beautiful summer weather


Reception class visit new Durham attraction
(28 June 2010)
"Adventure Valley" gets the thumbs up from Bow pupils


Pre-prep children enjoy competitive afternoon of sport
(28 June 2010)
Multi-skills event keeps children occupied all the time


Under 11 cricket tour to Worcester
(28 June 2010)
Fine weather blesses three-match tour



Removes Go Gold!
(28 June 2010)
Pupils in Years 7 & 8 excel in the classroom



History and Geography come alive for Form 3 pupils
(28 June 2010)
Fascinating visit to Ryedale Folk Museum in North Yorkshire


"Molly and The Pirates"
(27 June 2010)
A memorable and energetic display of talent and enthusiasm at Bow


Form 6 pupils perform "swansong" at Bow's Summer Concert
(27 June 2010)
Plenty of musical talent on display


Alnwick win the House Sports Day Trophy at Bow
(25 June 2010)
Many individual performances of note


Bow Swimmers at Freeman's Quay
(25 June 2010)
Annual swimming Gala results


News from Durham Regatta
(21 June 2010)
Another successful event for the Boat Club


Lower Sixth Chemists top up their knowledge at Newcastle University
(19 June 2010)
Useful day on spectroscopy and university admissions


An "Important" date for your diary!
(17 June 2010)
Forthcoming Year 9 production in the open air


Important notice for parents regarding Athletics Friday
(17 June 2010)
Please read this notice about danger of sunburn



May

Top 50 GB cyclists pass through Durham School
(29 May 2010)
Halfords Tour Series - Durham


Senior School Half-Term Mailing in Parents' Area
(29 May 2010)
Letters to follow by surface mail


Enjoy a great day out and support the Durham School Boat Club
(29 May 2010)
Durham Regatta - 12th and 13th June 2010


LADIES! WIN A FREE SKIN CONSULTATION AND FACIAL IN LUXURIOUS SURROUNDINGS
(28 May 2010)
June E-Newsletter Free Prize Draw



June E-newsletter Photo of the Month
(26 May 2010)
"Bow Badger" visits Bow, Durham School



Inter-House Athletics Championships
(24 May 2010)
Join us for an exciting day of sport and cheer on your child


Moulin Rouge Summer Ball 2010 - Book your tickets now
(24 May 2010)
Downloadable form at foot of home page


"Summer dress" announced by Head of School
(24 May 2010)
Ancient tradition revived


April/May Prize Draw Winner
(24 May 2010)
Dinner for four at the Italian Farmhouse



Chapel News
(22 May 2010)
A term of "lasts" for our leavers


Headmaster victorious in university debate
(22 May 2010)
Independent schools ARE in the public interest!


Mr Best's pipe causes stir at the BBC!
(22 May 2010)
Senior Master interviewed for popular Radio 4 History programme


Practical Geography for Year 8 pupils
(22 May 2010)
Enjoyable and instructive visit to Broom House Farm


Jazz Night - book your tickets now
(20 May 2010)
Now Friday 25 June at 7.30 pm


Katy and Zoe share "Sportswoman" of the Year Award
(20 May 2010)
Girls' Sports Dinner 2010


Mountaineering in the Cairngorms
(20 May 2010)
26 March to 1 April 2010



Farewell to 80 years in School House!
(18 May 2010)
Bungites’ Valedictory Dinner


Junior Housemistress bikes from coast to coast for charity
(17 May 2010)
£2,000 raised for Tiny Lives Fund



Two ODs selected for England rugby squads
(14 May 2010)
Old Dunelmians in the news


1st XI through to next round of 20/20 cricket competition
(14 May 2010)
Victories against Yarm and Barney


Old Dunelmian returns to give astronomy lecture
(14 May 2010)
Latest meeting of the Tristram Society


Newcastle University Revision Workshops
(14 May 2010)
Valuable sessions attended by our young scientists


Murder at the BIFTAS
(14 May 2010)
A review by Mrs Vivienne George


Bag2School Special Assembly Thursday 13 May
(12 May 2010)
Don't forget to bring your bags on Monday 17 May


Form One visit the Sunderland Glass Centre
(08 May 2010)
An exciting day of discovery and fun!


Success for our athletes at Gateshead
(08 May 2010)
North of England HMC Schools’ Invitation Track & Field Championships


Mock Election gives Tories clear mandate to govern
(07 May 2010)
Pupils and teaches queue at the Durham School Polling Station - but all get to vote!


Spring Concert showcases high standard of school's music
(07 May 2010)
Varied programme with something for all tastes


Impressive results for Boat Club at Wansbeck
(06 May 2010)
Ghent Camp pays off at first regional regatta of season


Encouraging athletics performances at Barnard Castle
(06 May 2010)
Three winners and five second places


Catterick Race Evening a huge success
(05 May 2010)
The Best Turned-Out Horse wins the Durham School Handicap Stake!


Craig Hignett guest speaker
(03 May 2010)
Upper Sixth honoured by formal dinner in their final term



Easter Confirmation in the Cathedral
(01 May 2010)
Four pupils confirmed at early morning service



April

Champion schoolboy jockey welcomes “Bow Badger” to School!
(28 April 2010)
News item to be shown on Tyne Tees TV Saturday at 5.00 pm


Economics Teacher to brush up her Geography by tackling Coast to Coast
(28 April 2010)
Charity cycle race for Tiny Lives


Join us at Catterick Races on Tuesday 4 May
(24 April 2010)
Leaflet to download at foot of home page


Sixth Form linguist interviews Steed Malbranque - en francais, naturellement!
(23 April 2010)
Jack Deverson prepares for A-level in the best possible way


School celebrates St George's Day
(23 April 2010)
Traditional English food on offer for lunch!


Travel Update for Examination Candidates
(21 April 2010)
Advice for those stranded abroad


Mr Baird stranded in Spain!
(20 April 2010)
Please see letter in Parents' Area


Headmaster completes Hadrian’s Wall Run
(19 April 2010)
The Headmaster completed a gruelling 83 mile run on Friday all in aid of Help for Heroes


Next meeting of the Parents' Forum
(14 April 2010)
Wednesday 21 April at 7.00 pm


Important notice about CCF Range Day
(14 April 2010)
Sunday 25 April


Upper Sixth Dinner
(14 April 2010)
Thursday 29 April


Parents' Running Club
(14 April 2010)
Please contact the Headmaster if you have not yet registered your interest


Successful Rowing Camp in Belgium
(14 April 2010)
Several medals brought home from Ghent Spring Regatta


Jessica Lewis helps North East to victory in the Winton Cup
(12 April 2010)
Women's Sabre team win all their regional matches


A Head-Start for Help For Heroes!
(08 April 2010)
Have you ever wondered what Headmasters do during the school holidays?



March

Victorian times revisited by Form 2
(29 March 2010)
Pupils in Form 2 get a taste of school life in days gone by.


News From The Senior School Common Room
(25 March 2010)
Head of English Mr Kime moves to DHSfG


OD lifts rugby trophy in Philippines
(25 March 2010)
James Mitchell plays for Larrikins in Manila Tens


Victorious Under 11 football team
(25 March 2010)
Five victories without conceding a goal


A successful weekend for the Boat Club
(25 March 2010)
Fastest boats at Lincoln and Cambridge


April/May Photo Gallery
(24 March 2010)
Drama, sport and the Year of the Tiger!


Photo of the Month
(24 March 2010)
Ben Cronin score a vital try against Ampleforth


Phoenix Project launched with a song!
(24 March 2010)
Pupils at the Senior School enjoy a surprise concert with their lunch!


Chapel News
(23 March 2010)
Chaplain Anna de Lange summarises the Easter term


Goldilocks on trial
(23 March 2010)
Every child in Forms 5 and 6 involved in successful production


Most promising pianist award for Harriet
(23 March 2010)
Year 12 student impresses the judges at the Tynedale Festival


Form 4 visit Durham' Old Fulling Mill
(23 March 2010)
Pupils uncover interesting facts about the Tudors!


Pete Brown guest of honour at Rugby Dinner
(23 March 2010)
Newcastle Falcon graces annual end-of-season celebration


Textbooks for Tanzania
(22 March 2010)
Thanks to READ International


Under 15 victory in the County Sevens
(22 March 2010)
Convincing win in final against High Tunstall


Seven-a-side Rugby Results
(22 March 2010)
News from the week to 20th March


Gold for Adam in Mathematics Challenge
(22 March 2010)
Good crop of silver and bronze in lower sets


Bag2School
(22 March 2010)
World Challenge India's fundraising initiative


Latest news from the Boat Club
(21 March 2010)
Successes from the second half of term


Durham win Plate Final at the Bain Sevens
(21 March 2010)
Ampleforth win the Cup Final


Form 2 pupils' visit to Durham Cathedral
(19 March 2010)
Visit enhances learning about places of worship


School celebrates St Patrick's Day
(18 March 2010)
Special lunch with Irish theme


Bow win their own U10 Football Tournament
(18 March 2010)
Six games without conceding a goal!


Durham beat Ampleforth to reach final of Weston Sevens
(18 March 2010)
Barnard Castle win trophy after impressive display


FA Cup 3rd Round selection for Old Bowite
(18 March 2010)
Oliver Lee selected on the bench for West Ham United


James and Brandon shine at HMC football event
(18 March 2010)
Bow eliminated in quarter-finals at Terrington Sevens


"I Discovered a Tiger"
(17 March 2010)
Chinese New Year Celebrations


New time for GCSE Drama Performance on Wednesday evening
(15 March 2010)
All welcome to attend


Caffinites win House Sevens Competition
(15 March 2010)
First House rugby event for many years


Bow U10 and U11 Football Tournaments
(15 March 2010)
Programmes to download from the website


Girls' Eight make notable progress at Women's Head of the River
(15 March 2010)
Excellent result also for Boys' coxed four at Schools' Head


1st VII reach final at Ampleforth Sevens
(15 March 2010)
Defeat at the last hurdle by Sedbergh


"Murder at the BIFTAS" - book your tickets NOW!
(12 March 2010)
New date: Saturday 24 April


"Youthspeak" Public Speaking Competition
(12 March 2010)
Thursday 11 March 7.00 pm


Victory for Red House in Durham School Under 13 Hockey Sevens
(12 March 2010)
Narrow victory over Mowden Hall in final


Triumph for unbeaten Under 13 Rugby Sevens team
(12 March 2010)
Dame Allan's overcome in superb final


Narrow defeat for Bow at Durham School U11 Sevens
(12 March 2010)
St Martin's win exciting final in extra time


Under 14 Barbarians selection for Ruari Bell
(11 March 2010)
Year 10 pupil to play in France


Ampleforth win Durham School U18 Boys' Hockey Tournament
(11 March 2010)
Durham knocked out in semi-finals


BBC School Report web page goes live
(11 March 2010)
Go to Senior School and select BBC School Report


A dose of 'George's Marvellous Medicine' for Forms 3 and 4
(11 March 2010)
Pupils enjoy workshops and a visit to the theatre


A fascinating day out for Forms 2 and 3
(11 March 2010)
Visits to Hundu temple and Discovery Museum


Martha trains with ESSKIA
(10 March 2010)
Young skiing prospect enjoys week in Austria


Girls’ Rowing at an all-time high in 25th anniversary year
(10 March 2010)
Ambition to race at Women's Henley in July


Tristram Society resurrected
(10 March 2010)
Dr Ryan Hickox talks about Supermassive Black Holes


March Free Prize Draw winner announced
(10 March 2010)
Dinner for four at Jai Ho Restaurant in South Sheilds


Bring Your Own Mum...to school lunch!
(10 March 2010)
22 Mums enjoy early Mother's Day treat!


New venue for home golf fixtures
(10 March 2010)
Team will play at Mount Oswald Manor and Golf Course


Sevens victory at Austin Friars
(10 March 2010)
Mixed results in early March for our teams


First Meeting of Parents' Forum
(08 March 2010)
Minutes now available in Parents' Area


Roger Uttley (OBE) appointed School Governor
(08 March 2010)
Former England rugby international and British Lion joins Board of Governors


Parents' Conference on e-safety
(06 March 2010)
Opportunity to share concerns and good practice


Young OD returns to preach at school chapel service
(06 March 2010)
Andy Croft holds young congregation in thrall


Inaugural Durham School Netball Tournament
(05 March 2010)
Fine weather blesses impressive display of young sporting talent


Removes Excellence Awards
(04 March 2010)
No fewer than 37 Year 7 pupils awarded 10 top grades or more


Three young ODs collect D of E Gold Awards from the Duke
(04 March 2010)
Hannah, Kate and Jenny's proud moment at St James's Palace


Janet celebrates significant birthday!
(04 March 2010)
Popular Bow chef receives birthday surprise from her many satisfied customers



February

Parents' Area Free Prize Draw winners announced
(23 February 2010)
5 lucky parents win free day pass at Freeman's Quay in Durham



February free prize draw winner announced
(22 February 2010)
Parent wins Sunday lunch for four at Jesmond Dene House Hotel


Barbarian honours for Chris Field
(22 February 2010)
Year 9 boy selected to tour Ireland


Budding school reporters interview Newcastle Falcons rugby star
(22 February 2010)
Micky Young (OD) returns to school to help pupils with their English!


Pupils in Years 7, 8 and 9 ready to meet their deadline
(22 February 2010)
BBC School Report launch on 11th March


Successful ski trip to Interlaken for 18 lucky pupils
(22 February 2010)
Spectacular skiing in the shadow of the Eiger North Face


Next Open Morning Saturday 8 May
(22 February 2010)
Come along and find out why our pupils LOVE Durham School!


March Photo Gallery
(22 February 2010)


All night "sleepover" helps to raise money for World Challenge
(19 February 2010)
34 pupils from Years 7 and 8 "while away" the wee small hours


House Rugby Sevens rearranged for 14th March
(16 February 2010)
Make a note in your diary!


Easter Holiday Sports Courses and Fun Club
(16 February 2010)
Book now to avoid disappointment!


Have you registered for the Parents' Area yet?
(15 February 2010)
Nearly 250 parents already registered


Happy New Year to all our Chinese pupils and their families!
(15 February 2010)
Year of the Tiger celebrated by special dinner at school


News from the Boat Club
(15 February 2010)
Early successes for girls and boys


Enjoy a great day's rugby at Durham School
(15 February 2010)
Charlton & Archer Sevens - Saturday 27 February


Bow musicians excel at Recital Concert
(15 February 2010)
Wide variety of music and instruments on show


OD LODGE LUNCHEON RESCHEDULED
(14 February 2010)
This will now take place on Monday 28 March 2011, 12.15 pm for 1 pm


Poole wins House Music Competition 2010
(12 February 2010)
School House runners-up on memorable evening


Toby qualifies for English Schools Championships
(09 February 2010)
Young cross-country prospect on top form in recent events


Year 7 girl chosen for final audition
(09 February 2010)
Kirstie Kirkley in line for screen role


Zip it ! Block it ! Flag it!
(09 February 2010)
Pupils encouraged to ‘Think before they post’


U14 Barbarians Sevens victorious in warm-up event
(08 February 2010)
Rugby sevens season gets under way with home tournament


Further success for fencer Jessica Lewis
(08 February 2010)
13-year-old runner-up in adult competition


PGCE students welcomed
(08 February 2010)


Pimlico and School come out on top in races
(08 February 2010)
House Cross-country winners announced


House spirit the winner on memorable day's cross-country running
(06 February 2010)
Heart-warming support combats the chill


Two former pupils play for England Saxons against Ireland "A"
(06 February 2010)
Micky Young and Geoff Parling both appear in impressive win


U17 GB Selection for Matthew
(04 February 2010)
Further major honour for young water-polo star



January

Jessica fences her way into the GB U17 team
(30 January 2010)
...and selection for the National Fencing Academy


May Hunter awarded ASDAN Certificate
(29 January 2010)
70 UCAS points for Lower Sixth student


Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme
(29 January 2010)
Three former pupils to receive Gold Awards in February


OBE for School Governor
(29 January 2010)
Sandy Anderson rewarded for services to the North East


February Free Prize Draw
(29 January 2010)
Win Sunday lunch for four at Jesmond Dene House Hotel


February Photo of the Month
(29 January 2010)
Alexander Armstrong (OD) speaks to Durham Eye


New Term and Holiday Dates Published
(29 January 2010)
See Term Dates under General Information


Boat Club Ceilidh - Saturday 6 February
(29 January 2010)
Tickets still available


Durham School to join BBC School Report
(29 January 2010)
Pupils in Years 7, 8 and 9 set to develop journalistic skills


Rugby Tour to Australia Summer 2010
(29 January 2010)
Sponsors sought


New pupil welcome evenings
(29 January 2010)
100 guests attend 2 successful evenings


February Photo Gallery
(29 January 2010)
Durham School in the Snow


Death of a very distinguished Old Dunelmian
(29 January 2010)
Flt-Lt Leslie Stephenson dies aged 88 years


Bow Badger "up and running"
(28 January 2010)
Race horse comes 4th in his first race


Two Old Dunelmians on the West End Stage
(28 January 2010)
Latest news of Matthew Gent and Adam Welsh


Calling all sponsors!
(28 January 2010)
A wealth of opportunities to promote your business


"Goldilocks and The Thee Bears" - Roald Dahl style!
(28 January 2010)
Rehearsals well under way at Bow


Alexander Armstrong OD interviewed by Durham Eye
(28 January 2010)
Read our pupils' exclusive interview in the next edition


Netball Tour to Gibraltar
(28 January 2010)
18 girls to enjoy Easter treat!


Parents, staff and boys take on the girls at netball
(28 January 2010)
Over £1,000 raised for netball tour of Gibraltar


25 Years of Girls at Durham School
(27 January 2010)
A real cause for celebration!


December Prize Draw Winners Announced
(27 January 2010)
12 Prize-winners for the 12 Days of Christmas!


Young water polo talent in action for NE of England
(27 January 2010)
Matthew Calvert plays in national tournament


New Parents’ Running Club
(27 January 2010)
Come along, have fun and keep fit!


Former pupil Will Todd returns to Durham to conduct concert in cathedral
(27 January 2010)
10 Independent Schools combine in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust


Sport continues despite the snow at Bow
(27 January 2010)
Football success against Yarm


Form 6 Visit Nissan Factory in Sunderland
(27 January 2010)
Read our pupils' comments


New Choral Scholarship for September 2010
(27 January 2010)
Read on for further details


200 Parents already registered for Parents' Area
(27 January 2010)
Do not miss out - register NOW! 5 super prizes to be won!


Wedding Fayre planned for 11th July
(27 January 2010)
Come alomg and find out about Durham School as a wedding venue


Exam Success for Bow's Young Musicians
(26 January 2010)
5 pupils pass their Associated Board Exams


Poole wins House General Knowledge Competition
(20 January 2010)
Nine years of Caffinites' dominance comes to an end!


Five reasons to celebrate
(20 January 2010)
Four births and an engagement!


Durham Sixth Form Adds Academic Value
(19 January 2010)
CVA score one of the highest in the region


Uniform back to normal after snowy weather
(18 January 2010)
Important notice for parents


LATEST WINTER WEATHER UPDATE
(14 January 2010)
THURSDAY 14 JANUARY AT 10.00 PM


Phase 1 of Parents' Area Ready for Use
(12 January 2010)
Over 100 parents already have access!


Bow Musicians entertain the children at Durham's University Hospital
(10 January 2010)
Read our pupils' report on the visit


Form 2 pupils enjoy time out of the classroom
(10 January 2010)
2 special visits round off the Christmas Term


Two pupils selected for National Independent Schools' Barbarians
(06 January 2010)
Joe and Scott rewarded for outstanding school performances




2009

December

Christmas Carol Service
(14 December 2009)
Over 1000 people attend traditional event




December e-Newsletter Free Prize Draw
(10 December 2009)
You have until 15th December to subscribe and qualify!


U14 Rugby XV have a new shirt
(10 December 2009)


Form 1 visit the Sunderland Volunteer Life Brigade
(08 December 2009)
Pupils enjoy winter trip to the seaside


Girls' U16 Hockey team are County Champions
(05 December 2009)
Round-up of the term's many successes for our girls


Thomas rings in the Christmas Season at Bow
(05 December 2009)
Bell-ringing demonstration delights Forms 1 and 2


Senior School Christmas Concert
(05 December 2009)
Nearly 100 pupils produce musical spectacular


Get behind Durham’s bid for UK City of Culture status
(05 December 2009)
Durham School support's city's bid


December E-Newsletter Photo of the Month
(05 December 2009)
Celebrating success!


An Invitation from the Headmaster
(04 December 2009)
Come and join us at our Open Morning!


Duke of Edinburgh Awards Completed
(04 December 2009)
Two silver and five bronze medals presented by Headmaster in Chapel


Bow Christmas Concert delights large audience
(04 December 2009)
A special evening in the Adamson Hall


Tanzanian visitor leads morning assembly at Bow
(04 December 2009)
Reality check for our youngest pupils


Girls break two school swimming records
(04 December 2009)
Boys and girls both produce exciting galas


Bow Pre-prep children turn on the Christmas lights
(04 December 2009)
55 Christmas boxes donated to charity


Science is fun!
(04 December 2009)
Professor Brainstorm drops in on Bow



Very positive OFSTED Boarding Inspection
(03 December 2009)
Outstanding or good in every respect


Christmas Craft Fair a huge success
(02 December 2009)
Are you a Raffle winner?


Carl Hayman guest speaker at Fundraising Dinner
(02 December 2009)
Australian rugby tour given a great boost


Caffinites paint the town (and themselves) red!
(02 December 2009)
Sunday outing in Brancepeth for Year 8 & 9 pupils


North of England Honours for Tom and Brad
(02 December 2009)
Ist XV pair selected for Divisional Festival


New faces and one very distinguished servant of the School announces his retirement
(02 December 2009)
News from the Senior School Common Room


Rugby Season Round-up
(02 December 2009)
Notable victories for all our teams after a flying start to the season


Pre-Prep children delight parents and staff in annual Nativity
(02 December 2009)
School chapel makes the perfect setting


Young skiers shine
(01 December 2009)
Durham School 4th in National Schools Championships


Othello plays to packed audiences
(01 December 2009)
Setonji Hotonu stars in vibrant production


Boat Club News
(01 December 2009)
Weather ruins several events but Boat Club still thriving



November

1st XV knocked out of the Daily Mail Cup by old rivals
(30 November 2009)
Old tradition revived at end of game in front of huge Durham support


Karting Club off to a great start!
(30 November 2009)
Over 50 pupils involved in new school activity


Poole pupils give their TV room a 48-hour make-over
(30 November 2009)
Great new look achieved by joint effort by pupils and staff


Removes Disco goes with a swing!
(30 November 2009)
Over £200 raised for charity


Young skiing prospect selected for England Training Camp
(29 November 2009)
Martha Bradley to train in Austria


"Safety Online" the focus of Anti-Bullying Week
(23 November 2009)
Mrs Parker leads annual 11-18 campaign


Cakes and Pyjamas on display for Children in Need
(22 November 2009)
Staff and girls lend their support


Caterers "spice up" school dinners
(19 November 2009)
Indian Theme Lunch declared a 5-star success!


Durham face Barney in next round of Daily Mail Cup
(18 November 2009)
Wednesday 25 November 2.00 pm


Chemistry Quiz Day at Newcastle University
(17 November 2009)
Informative afternoon for four young scientists


1st XV progress to next round of Daily Mail Cup
(16 November 2009)
Comfortable win against Dame Allan's


Ben and Mark win Durham School's Got Talent Final
(16 November 2009)
Boys come out on top in festival of talent


Separate Sciences and Psychology to be added to curriculum in 2010
(16 November 2009)
Breaking news from the Curriculum Review


Follow the Boat Club news from the pupils' perspective
(15 November 2009)
Captains' and Parents' Log on the Boat Club Website


Strictly Excellence!
(15 November 2009)
Outstanding academic results from our Years 7 & 8 pupils


Pupils in Form 3 go "twittering"
(15 November 2009)
Visit to the Botanic Garden in Durham


Lighting up the skies for heroes
(15 November 2009)
Pimlico girls release Chinese lanterns in poignant ceremony


How to make science lessons appealing!
(15 November 2009)
"This is the best day of my life!" declares one enthusiastic young pupil


Christmas Craft Fair
(14 November 2009)
in aid of Grace House Children's Hospice


Crews race well at Wansbeck Long Distance Sculls
(09 November 2009)
Several winners over the 2700m course


Tickets still available for "Othello"
(07 November 2009)
All- round artistic talents of Durham School pupils on show in the Luce Theatre next week


School Honours Fallen Former Pupils
(07 November 2009)
Annual Remembrance Service in Chapel


Australian Tour Rugby Dinner in November
(03 November 2009)
Order your tickets now!



October

Non-uniform day in aid of CRY
(23 October 2009)


Caffinites win both House Drama Events
(23 October 2009)
Teamwork and enthusiasm in abundance


Caribbean sunshine on a November evening
(23 October 2009)
Excellent recital concert by young performers


Photo of the Month
(23 October 2009)


Friends' Victorian Christmas Evening
(23 October 2009)
Saturday 5 December


Comfortable Daily Mail Cup Victory for 1st XV
(22 October 2009)
U15 XV beat Ian Ramsey in the Vase competition


“Othello” - box office now open
(21 October 2009)
Book your seats now!


November E-Newsletter Photo Gallery
(20 October 2009)
Wide variety of events covered


Dunstanburgh House enjoy reward for hard work
(20 October 2009)
Trip to cinema for 28 boys and girls


Chapel collections raise £915
(20 October 2009)
Donation enabled for "Send A Cow"



October Prize Draw Winner Announced
(19 October 2009)
Sunday lunch for 4 people at Bowburn Hall Hotel


ISI Inspection week
(19 October 2009)
Inspectors also inspected!


Year 11 pupils learn all about safe driving
(19 October 2009)
Wise Drive Course at Aykeley Heads


RAF Cadets in action
(19 October 2009)
Air Experience Flying Day and Field Evening


Duke of Edinburgh progress report
(18 October 2009)
Silver and bronze medallists complete expeditions



Notable events at the Wear Long Distance Sculls
(17 October 2009)
Parents enjoy first race experience - with their sons.


Your chance to bid for a signed Chelsea FC Shirt!
(17 October 2009)
'E-bids' accepted for fabulous Rugby Dinner Auction Prize


Parents' Area making good progress towards launch
(17 October 2009)
Please let us know your email address


Riding High in East Durham
(16 October 2009)
Amy Duncan takes part in the World's Biggest Riding Lesson


Bow Harvest Festival Assembly
(16 October 2009)
Vast array of produce donated to St Cuthbert's Hospice


Cadets serve up tea and coffee - Army style
(15 October 2009)
- all in support of charity SSAFA


Glenda swims the English Channel
(15 October 2009)
- without leaving her native North East!


Lyndsay Connor selected for North of England
(15 October 2009)
Young hockey star to play in Futures Cup at half-term


Smart new kit for Girls' Hockey 2nd XI
(15 October 2009)
Kind donations provide new "hoodies"


Would you like to offer a prize?
(14 October 2009)
14 fabulous prizes already won


U12 Rugby team does well in "Tens" tournament
(13 October 2009)
5th out of 20 competing schools at Barnard Castle


New face in the Marketing and PR Department
(13 October 2009)
David Parfitt GAP student


Successful Open Morning in October
(10 October 2009)
Nearly 60 families attend first Open Morning of the year


GCSE Geographers out and about
(09 October 2009)


Matthew Peacock (OD) in the news
(08 October 2009)
Streetwise Opera wins Times/Gramophone Award


Yoga Through Stories
(07 October 2009)
Form 1 Visit to Seven Stories in Newcastle


Bow's U11 rugby team triumphs over the border
(07 October 2009)
Excellent win at Loretto School


Gordon Bell (OD 1941-45) remembered
(05 October 2009)
Wonderful thanksgiving service in School Chapel


Sixth Form students "shaken but not stirred"
(05 October 2009)
A lot of fun and £183 raised for Cystic Fibrosis



September

Cross-country runners show good early season form
(30 September 2009)
Good performance at the English Schools' Fell-Running championships


Skiing team qualifies for National Championships
(30 September 2009)
Outstanding peformances at regional qualifiers


Fun in the sun at Bow Autumn Fair
(26 September 2009)
Mr Baird in the stocks!


September Free Prize Draw Winner
(25 September 2009)
Table for four at Beamish Park Hotel


Coffee Morning in the afternoon!
(25 September 2009)
Money raised for Macmillan Cancer Research


OD appointment at top Grammar School
(25 September 2009)
Ben Charles OD becomes Deputy Head


Team Durham School at The Great North Run
(25 September 2009)
30-strong team raise money for Cystic Fibrosis


October Photo Gallery
(25 September 2009)
Seven varied school events in pictures


Bow has a new choir
(25 September 2009)
Elite singers added to growing list of perfoming groups


Death of Gordon Bell (OD 1941-45) announced
(24 September 2009)
Memorial Service in Chapel on 30th September


Appointment of New Events Manager
(24 September 2009)
Find out more about hiring our facilities


David Quinn - our "Musician in Residence"
(24 September 2009)
New music award for David as well


School welcomes new talent
(24 September 2009)
Fencing, skiing and water polo stars join the school


CCF RN National Regatta
(24 September 2009)


ITN visit to Durham School
(24 September 2009)
School participates in promotional DVD


Form 3 Visit to Botanic Garden
(23 September 2009)
Boost to Geography learning


Sixth Form Drama students make early appearance on stage
(23 September 2009)
Pied Piper of Hamelin performed for younger pupils


Boat Club weekend in Norway
(23 September 2009)
Great start to the new season


Second place for Under 11 Rugby team at Sedbergh tournament
(23 September 2009)
Only defeat at hands of eventual winners


Change to the Friday afternoon programme
(22 September 2009)
Later pick-up time after scho


Successful afternoon for U13 Rugby team
(22 September 2009)
Runners-up prize at Sedbergh National Tournament




130 guests attend annual Old Dunelmian Dinner
(17 September 2009)
Mr Nick Gedye elected OD Vice-President


Two wins for Boat Club at Cambridge Autumn Regatta
(16 September 2009)
Good start to the new season


Peruvian soccer team spend day at Durham School
(16 September 2009)
Father Jo's visit a great success


Year 9 girls hold break-time bake sale
(16 September 2009)
£120 raised to help young Peruvians


Pupils throw water at senior staff
(16 September 2009)
- all in a good cause!


Record number of girls at Bow
(12 September 2009)
31 girls start the new school year


News From The Senior School Common Room
(02 September 2009)
Staff appointments for the new academic year


New school year starts with record pupil numbers
(02 September 2009)
Boarding also on the increase


Summer Holiday Sports Courses more popular than ever
(02 September 2009)
Some 450 places filled on variety of different activities


Photo of the Month
(02 September 2009)
Best ever GCSE results


Girls return home after amazing hockey tour to Australia
(02 September 2009)
Experience of a lifetime



Parents' Area on the website
(01 September 2009)
Parent volunteers sought for focus group



August


Photo Gallery for September E-Newsletter
(31 August 2009)
Sign up now to see photos of Speech Day


Ex-England International lends a hand at pre-season rugby training
(28 August 2009)
Garath Archer returns to his former school


1st XI Cricket Tour to Worcestershire
(28 August 2009)
Exciting tie against Malvern College


School celebrates best ever GCSE results
(27 August 2009)
Five pupils each achieve 10 Grades A* or A


Poole leavers receive parting gift from Matron
(27 August 2009)
Survival booklet with useful tips on life after Poole House!


Follow the progress of our girls on their hockey tour to Australia
(25 August 2009)
Open this story for web link


Geography Field Trip to Iceland
(20 August 2009)
6 days in July well spent!


Pupils celebrate impressive A-level results
(20 August 2009)
98% pass rate with well over half at grades A and B


12th place in the World for GB Junior Rowing Champion Tom!
(10 August 2009)
Tom Edwards represented Great Britain in the World Junior Rowing Championships 2009 coming 12th in the world.



July

Avison Ensemble Young Musician Award for Durham School Pupil
(21 July 2009)
Another prestigious award for Alice Leaver


13-year old pupil joins prestigious local youth choir
(21 July 2009)
Libby Paxton to sing at Albert Hall


New School Monitor Team Announced
(07 July 2009)
Tom Newbould Head of School for 2009-2010


Olympic Oarsman at Boat Club Dinner
(06 July 2009)
Jonny Searle MBE guest speaker


1st Eight at Henley Regatta
(06 July 2009)
Best result for decades


Ancient Tradition Revived
(05 July 2009)
Captain of Boats paraded through school


Senior School Speech Day
(05 July 2009)
University Vice Chancellor



Chief Constable presents the prizes at Bow Speech Day
(04 July 2009)
Mr Stoddart stresses importance of traditional values


Graham Thorpe - Durham School Young Musician of the Year 2009
(03 July 2009)
Outstanding concert by senior musicians


How to stay fit and healthy
(03 July 2009)
Health Forum for Years 7 to 10



Large audience enjoys Bow Summer Concert
(01 July 2009)
Feast of musical talent on display


Durham School Athletics Club flying high!
(01 July 2009)
Excellent season with many records broken


End-of-year Art and DT Exhibition
(01 July 2009)
Come and see the displays on Speech Day


End-of-term treat for our youngest pupils
(01 July 2009)
Mr Windbags wows the Nursery and Reception children



June

House Drama Competitions
(30 June 2009)
Poole and School come out on top on thrilling evening


OD XI beat 1st XI on the Playground
(30 June 2009)
3 wicket win for former pupils


Favourites win House Cricket Competitions
(29 June 2009)
Clean sweep for Caffinites


OD Visit by Reverend Linton
(29 June 2009)
"Nearly nonogenarian" revisits his former House


June Free Prize Draw Winner Announced
(29 June 2009)
Dinner for four at Ramside Hall won by Bow parent



Chadeyron Individual Music Competition
(28 June 2009)
Elementary and Intermediate Winners Announced


News From The Common Room
(28 June 2009)
Mr Hallam leaves for pastures new



"The Litter Muncher" plays to large audiences
(26 June 2009)
Pre-prep production a huge success


Surprise discovery for Year 7 pupil
(26 June 2009)
Ex-Bow girl follows in Headmaster's footsteps



Forms 3 and 4 excel in "A Night in Spooksville"
(25 June 2009)
Large audience appreciate Bow dramatic performance


“Get on Board” with Durham School
(25 June 2009)
Durham School’s Road Show at Catterick Garrison Open Day


June's Photo of the Month
(25 June 2009)
Bow's Fab Four


Charity Giving In Chapel
(25 June 2009)
£4,100 raised this academic year


Boxing Club opens
(24 June 2009)
New activity available to all pupils


House Water Polo Competitions
(24 June 2009)
Poole House seal convincing win in boys' Years 9 & 10 competition



Upper Sixth Former Bound For New Zealand
(24 June 2009)
A Year's Farming In Store For Brad


Removes Go Gold!
(23 June 2009)
Further academic success for our 11-13 year old pupils


First Eight Pre-qualify for Henley Regatta
(23 June 2009)
All the latest news from the Boat Club


Bow pupils take a step back in time
(23 June 2009)
Year 5 Visit to Beamish Museum


Inter-House General Knowledge Competition 2009
(23 June 2009)
Ninth victory for Caffinites



School to welcome Peruvian football team
(23 June 2009)
Return visit of Father Joe Plumb


Tom Wilkinson To Represent Durham County Schools
(23 June 2009)
Athletes perform well at Durham Inter-County Championships



School shot putt record broken
(23 June 2009)
Billy Hart achieves 7.44m with a 4kg shot


Bow win the Sedbergh U11 Six-a-side Cricket Competition
(22 June 2009)
Another outstanding result for our Year 6 pupils


Professional footbal contract for young OD
(22 June 2009)
Fergus Bell signs for Hibernian FC


New School Records set at House Sports Day
(22 June 2009)
Caffinites and MacLeod triumph


Bungites Re-introduce House Caps After Long Absence
(22 June 2009)
Removes first to try out new (old) headgear


U13 6 a-side cricket competition
(21 June 2009)
Yarm take the honours


Bow "Strictly" Summer Ball
(20 June 2009)
Great evening enjoyed by all


First Aid Qualifications Gained
(18 June 2009)
Teachers change hats to lead course


On the right road to safety
(18 June 2009)
Bow children take part in County-run safety course


Oustanding individual performance by young cricket star
(18 June 2009)
A century and five wickets for Luke Henderson




Record-breakers
(11 June 2009)
Pupils in Years 7 & 8 demonstrate their commitment to study


“Write up your street”
(10 June 2009)
Calling budding writers of ALL ages



IRB Rugby Sevens Final at Twickenham
(02 June 2009)
Former pupil Micky Young scores winning try for England


England Try for "Young" OD
(01 June 2009)
Micky Young scores winning try at Twickenham



May

Former pupil beats competition to land film part
(28 May 2009)
Alex Scott to appear in "Mad About The Boy"


Success for our rowers at Ghent Spring Regatta
(28 May 2009)
Read all the latest news from our highly successful Boat Club



Zodiac Summer Ball
(28 May 2009)
Tickets still available


New record set at House Swimming Galas
(27 May 2009)
Rachael Parker sets new school record





Casual clothes day for our younger pupils
(23 May 2009)
In aid of Make-a-Wish Foundation


Summer Sports Courses
(23 May 2009)
Book now to be sure of reserving your place


Busy time in the Luce Theatre
(20 May 2009)
GCSE, AS and A2 Drama Performances



Athletes selected to represent Durham Central Schools
(19 May 2009)
Excellent result at Monkton Stadium, Jarrow


University Vice Chancellor Guest of Honour at Speech Day 2009
(19 May 2009)
Also new programme for 2009


Music for a Summer’s Evening
(19 May 2009)
Outstanding concert attended by some 300 people


Girls Sports’ Dinner
(19 May 2009)
Top award shared bewteen Sam Harrison and Kate Finch


Cricket Tour to Perth Easter 2009
(19 May 2009)
15 lucky Dunelmians enjoy exprience they'll never forget


Broom House Farm Visit
(19 May 2009)
Year 8 pupils enjoy hands-on support of their geography studies




Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme - 2 more gold awards
(15 May 2009)
Three pupils successfully complete Bronze Award


A Night in Spooksville
(15 May 2009)
Forthcoming Form3 3 & 4 Drama Production at Bow


School House Valete
(15 May 2009)
Dinner held to celebrate Upper Sixth Leavers


Boarding returns to School House
(15 May 2009)
18 boarders in September after 7 years' absence



Exciting opportunity for three of our musicians
(12 May 2009)
Chance to play with National Youth Orchestra




Medal successes for our athletes at Gateshead
(08 May 2009)
More medals for Durham School Athletics Club



Successful Open Morning in May
(06 May 2009)
Nearly 60 families welcomed to the school


Durham School Athletics Club Aim High
(05 May 2009)
The U15 boys’ team leaps into 1st place!



RAF Easter Camp 2009
(01 May 2009)



Nine pupils confirmed by Bishop of Durham
(01 May 2009)
Confirmation service at St Cuthbert's, Durham


Karen Davies (1986 - 2009)
(01 May 2009)
Young OD loses brave battle against cancer



April

New Sage Music CD Order Form now available
(22 April 2009)
Please click on document at foot of home page


U12 Sevens Team are County Champions
(21 April 2009)
Otherwise mixed success for our Rugby Sevens sides



Changes to Sage CD Costs
(16 April 2009)
Details below



March

Durham School Prep Schools Sevens Competition
(20 March 2009)
Wins for Mount St Mary's and Cundall Manor


Tough Winter Skills Training Camp for Lewis Fraser
(19 March 2009)
Cadet braves freezing temperatures to gain important skills


U16s win Durham School Inaugural Weston Sevens
(19 March 2009)
Home side undefeated in powerful display


Bow Under 9 footballers undefeated all term
(18 March 2009)
Victory in the Terrington Sevens amongst other triumphs







Form 3 Art Work
(17 March 2009)



“The Bumblesnouts Save the World”
(17 March 2009)
Forms 5 and 6 Drama Production


Swimming Results
(16 March 2009)
Bath and Otter Cup Relay Competitions in London



Further Duke of Edinburgh Successes
(16 March 2009)
Silver and Bronze Awards to Philip and Fraser


March E-Newsletter Free Prize Draw Winner
(16 March 2009)
Congratulations to Mrs Field (Year 8 parent)


Sharon Taylor celebrates her 21st (21 again!)
(13 March 2009)
Landmark for long-serving member of catering staff


Yarm winners of U18 Invitational Hockey event
(13 March 2009)
Victory on penalties after closely fought final


Two pupils picked for Independent Schools' Barbarians sides
(10 March 2009)
Ruari Bell and Ben Langthorne to face Wales on 28 March


Successful week for Rugby Sevens Teams
(09 March 2009)
1st and U13 sides celebrate good results


Girls are Under 14 County Hockey Champions
(09 March 2009)
Successful afternoon at Maiden Castle


Bow U11s win HMC NE Division 7-a-side football tournament
(09 March 2009)
Magnificent performance at Hymers


Pimlico House win House Music Competition at The Sage Gateshead
(07 March 2009)
Durham School the real winner on another great night at The Sage



February

Third Grade VIII distinction for 15-year-old musician!
(25 February 2009)
3 further Grade VIII distinctions just announced


Durham School Great North Run Team 2009
(10 February 2009)
Staff, pupils and parents to run in aid of Cystic Fibrosis


Cricketing Honour for Sixth Former
(06 February 2009)
Michael Turns appointed captain for Durham CCC Tour to Sri Lanka





January

Space for a "GAP" student
(29 January 2009)


Cricket Celebrity at Cricket Tour Dinner
(28 January 2009)
England Chairman of Selectors Guest of Honour


Success for our rugby players
(26 January 2009)
Several pupils gain representative honours


Honour in defeat in last 16 of National Competition
(26 January 2009)
Disappointment for our U16 girls’ hockey team


Water Colour Exhibition at Botanic Garden in Durham
(22 January 2009)
open until 23 January


Above average Oxbridge Success for our senior pupils
(22 January 2009)
4 places offered


Durham Schoolboys secure all locks!
(22 January 2009)
Rugby selection honours for 3 of our pupils


New Charity initiative at Bow
(22 January 2009)
Bow pupils to support NSPCC's Child’s Voice Appeal


Boat Club Ceilidh on Saturday 7 February
(20 January 2009)
Book your tickets now!


Musically talented and currently in Years 6, 8 or 11?
(13 January 2009)
Apply now for one of our valuable music awards!


Young OD honoured in New Year's Awards List
(12 January 2009)
OBE for Andrew Thomson


History Made at Bow
(12 January 2009)
First ever girls' netball fixture


Rugby Honour for Tom Kill
(01 January 2009)
Youngster selected for England U16




2008

December

Winner of December E-newsletter Prize Draw Announced!
(11 December 2008)
Congratulations to Mr. Mark Atkinson, who wins Sunday lunch for 10 at the Ramside Hall Hotel & Golf Club.


The Sleepy Shepherd
(01 December 2008)
Pre-prep Nativity Play a great success!


Drugs Awareness Workshop
(01 December 2008)
Year 9 pupils hear "first hand" of the dangers



November

Academic Excellence Awards
(26 November 2008)
Pupils rewarded for exceptional effort and performance


5 a-side football at Wembley Stadium
(26 November 2008)
Unforgettable day for young OD squad


New rugby kit for Hawks XV...
(25 November 2008)
..thanks to the generous sponsorship of The Spire Hospital


Yet more hockey success for our girls!
(25 November 2008)
Under 18s become County Champions


Sage Debut for Adam Welsh, OD
(25 November 2008)
Young star appears in World Premiere of Skellig


Winner of November E-newsletter Prize Draw Announced!
(24 November 2008)
Congratulations to Mrs Edwards, who wins an overnight stay for two at the Doxford Hall Hotel and Spa


Banning the blues!
(21 November 2008)
Durham School supports Anti-bullying Week with Blue Wall of pledges


"A Song for Grace"
(21 November 2008)
Durham School supports Grace House appeal at Durham Cathedral service


Pupils perform a farce in the dark!
(21 November 2008)
"Black Comedy" by Peter Shaffer in the Luce Theatre


U16 Hockey Girls March On!
(19 November 2008)
Through to the last 16 of National Cup Competition


Sixth Form Musician gains Oxbridge distinction
(19 November 2008)
David Quinn awarded Organ Scholarship at Oxford


Further girls' hockey success
(18 November 2008)
U16s through to Northern semi-finals of National Cup


Maths teacher qualifies for Olympic Assessment
(17 November 2008)
Fiona Burnie reaches Phase 2 of Girls4Gold


Death of Former Chairman of Governors
(17 November 2008)
Dr John Marshall dies at the age of 77


Service of Remembrance 2008
(13 November 2008)
Former pupils honoured at memorable service


Service for Grace House in Durham Cathedral
(13 November 2008)
Year 10 pupil Alice Leaver's "Song of Hope" and Idol 2008 success


Girls' Hockey Success
(11 November 2008)
Victory against "Barny" takes us to the semi-finals


U16 Hockey Champions!
(11 November 2008)
Clean sweep for our girls in the county championships


Young ODs to play at Wembley Stadium
(06 November 2008)
Lucky draw sees 5-a-side team through to finals of national competition


ODs Graduate Together
(02 November 2008)
Two names to look out for in the future...


Winner of October Free Prize Draw announced!
(01 November 2008)
Congratulations to Mr Marley who wins Sunday lunch for four in the Magpie Suite Restaurant at St.James's Park.



October

Boat Club Halloween Fancy Dress Party
(23 October 2008)
Tickets are selling fast - don't miss out!


Durham School Boat Club row in Boston USA
(20 October 2008)
The School’s 1st Eight finish in 29th place in The Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, the world’s largest two-day rowing event.


England selection for Lyndsay in U15 Rounders Squad
(20 October 2008)
Year 10 pupil, Lyndsay Connor has been selected for the England U15 Rounders Squad for the 2008/9 season.


North of England U16 Hockey squad selection for Sophia
(20 October 2008)
Year 11 pupil Sophia Ward has been selected for the U16 North of England Hockey squad


Brandon sprints into 2nd place in Mini North Run 2008
(20 October 2008)
Form 4 pupil, Brandon Joss, takes 2nd place out of 800 runners!


Chapel service Stands Against Poverty
(20 October 2008)
Pupils at Durham School dedicated their Friday chapel service to Stand Against Poverty as part of a global awareness campaign to highlight the big issue of world poverty.


Pupil rides 'Castle to Coast' for charity
(20 October 2008)
Sixth Former, Liam Groves, completed the 200 mile cycle ride to raise money for Leukaemia Research


Big Band in Big Demand
(06 October 2008)
Durham School’s Big Band is in great demand this term, having been asked to perform at a variety of big events this Autumn.


Singing for a Choral Scholarship to Cambridge
(06 October 2008)
Music Scholar, Robert Sims, auditions for a choral scholarship at Cambridge University.


Excellence Grade Awarded to Cadet James Pinner
(06 October 2008)
Sixth Former, James Pinner, was one of only 15 cadets across the country to be awarded an Excellence Grade on the recent Cadet Leadership Course.



September

Chapel Service held for Grace House
(22 September 2008)
A special service was held at Durham School’s chapel, in support of Grace House Children’s Hospice.


Winner of September Free Prize Draw announced
(19 September 2008)
Congratulations to Mrs Innes who wins a GHD Hair Spa Treatment courtesy of Serenity in the City, Jesmond.


Top Musical Distinctions for Music Scholar
(08 September 2008)
14 year old, Graham Thorpe, has been awarded Grade 8 Distinctions in his Associated Board examinations for both trombone and piano.


Best ever GCSE grades
(03 September 2008)
94.8% of pupils gained 5 or more A* to C grades at GCSE



August

Lucky Eight for Rowing Cox Jack
(21 August 2008)
Durham School 1st Eight rowing cox, Jack Deverson, celebrates his GCSE results with 8 A*’s (as well as 1 A and 1 B grade)


Straight A’s for ‘Heads of School’
(14 August 2008)
Sixth formers, Alex Duell and David Quinn celebrate straight A’s in this week's A level and AS exam results.



July

Gold for our Rowers
(29 July 2008)
Great finish to an excellent season


Greek Olympics Day at Bow, Durham School!
(07 July 2008)
Children recreate Ancient Greece by staging a Greek Olympics Day!


Ladies' Evening and the Bow Glitter Ball
(02 July 2008)
Two Very Enjoyable and Successful Parents' Association Events


More money raised for Hope for Children
(02 July 2008)
Four Boys Rune the Great Junior Coastal Run


Double Bill of Drama at Bow performed to packed houses
(02 July 2008)
"Honesty Street" and "Hamlet on Tyneside"



June

Success for our athletes at the Riverside
(27 June 2008)
New 400m Championship record set by Tom Wilkinson!


Mini-tennis star in the making
(25 June 2008)
Joel Woodward performs well at Tennis World in Middlesbrough


Winner of June E-newsletter Free Prize Draw announced
(25 June 2008)
Congratulations to Mrs Calvert who wins a family photoshoot courtesy of Photography for Little People.


Pre-Prep Summer Concert
(24 June 2008)
Pupils don happy hats and sing their hearts out


Chapel Steps become Everest!
(21 June 2008)
£133 raised for Cystic Fibrosis


Victory for the home side in the Prep Schools' 6-a-side competition
(20 June 2008)
Second successive victory for Durham School Six


Success for our young athletes at Barnard Castle
(20 June 2008)
Year 8 pupils shine in triangular fixture


Pupil awarded organ scholarship
(20 June 2008)
David Quinn earns place at prestigious Bath Summer School


15-year-old strums his way to success at Spennymoor
(20 June 2008)
Oli Bell beats two older pupils to win guitar award


Art & DT Exhibition Open Evening
(19 June 2008)
Talented Art and DT pupils display their work.


More Musical Success for Phillip Tait
(19 June 2008)
15-year-old scoops major prizes at Wansbeck Festival


Four Very Distinguished Retirees!
(18 June 2008)
Celebration for nearly 100 years of service to the School


Former pupil to conduct in Durham Cathedral
(18 June 2008)
Ralph Woodward returns to home town for James Bowman concert


Success for our athletes at Jarrow
(17 June 2008)
Two pupils qualify to represent Durham at Inter-County Championships


Fundraising for Grace House tops £1000!
(13 June 2008)
The figure is still rising thanks to your tremendous support!


Enter our June free prize draw...
(13 June 2008)
...and win a free framed family portrait!


Form 2 Enjoy Visit to Bowes Museum
(09 June 2008)
Visit followed up by workshop in school with visiting artist


Pupils go "Quackers" for Charity!
(01 June 2008)
Badger Nursery pupils raise money for Meningitis Trust



May

Buongiorno and Hola!!
(30 May 2008)
Year 5 pupils at Shincliffe Primary enjoy first taste of Italian and Spanish


Farewell to Joan Cook - cleaner extraordinaire!
(30 May 2008)
Well-deserved retirement after 23 years of dedicated service


National Schools Rowing Championships at Nottingham
(27 May 2008)
Success for our rowers before event halted by bad weather


Appointment of New Headmaster for Durham School
(22 May 2008)
Mr Martin George to take up his post in April 2009


Athletes selected for Inter-County Championships
(22 May 2008)
A total of 16 pupils selected to represent Durham Central!


Bow girls sell cakes for charity
(22 May 2008)
Amazing array of home-made baking sells like hot......cakes!


Form 2 Visit to Rainton Meadows
(20 May 2008)
Perfect weather blesses nature trip


A celebration of girls' sports at Durham School
(12 May 2008)
Girls' Sports Dinner 2008 presentation winners announced


Pupils enjoy success at HMC Athletics Championships
(09 May 2008)
Athletes march back from Jarrow with 11 medals!


Enewsletter Free Prize Draw
(08 May 2008)
Winner announced!



April

Success for Young Pianist in Regional Contest
(23 April 2008)
Mark Races to the national stage of EPTA UK music competition!


Success for Boat Club at Ghent Spring International Event
(16 April 2008)
Rowers return with 4 gold and 4 silver medals



March

U12 County Rugby Sevens Champions!
(13 March 2008)
Thrilling afternoon of rugby sees the Durham School U12 rugby squad win the county cup


U14 Girls Hockey County Champions!
(06 March 2008)
Combined U13 & U14 team win the County Tournament


Boys' U18 Hockey Sevens Tournament
(05 March 2008)
Ampleforth prevail over Sedbergh in close final



February

Pupils to represent Northern Region in rowing regatta
(14 February 2008)
5 Boys and 5 girls have been selected for the Junior Inter Regional Regatta on 19 April.


Record smashed in Dunelm Run!
(14 February 2008)
Exciting afternoon of inter-house cross-country


Removes Cross-country Runs
(13 February 2008)
Wins for Louise Elliott and Kieran Atkinson


Happy Year of the Rat!
(11 February 2008)
School celebrates Chinese New Year


Pupil selected for Great Britain Dressage Team!
(11 February 2008)
Congratulations to Samantha Harrison who will ride for the U18 Dressage Team in Holland next month.


Bow swimmers on top form in local galas
(09 February 2008)
Excellent performances by pupils in Forms 4 and 5


Pupils in fun run to help Zambia
(09 February 2008)
113 Bow girls and boys take part


Murder Mystery Evening sold out!
(06 February 2008)
Sorry but all tickets have now been sold for this popular event organised by the Friends of Durham School


Rowing success at the Durham Small Boats Head
(04 February 2008)
Pupils celebrate wins in the Novice Sculls, Novice Quads, Novice Double and Senior 2 pairs!



January

Durham School Comedy Club are having a laugh!
(28 January 2008)
Young drama enthusiasts perform to raise money for World Challenge adventure


Pupils welcome Lesotho mission to Chapel
(28 January 2008)
Lively and entertaining addition to the normal Friday service


Hands Off for Ladies!
(28 January 2008)
Your chance to join Rosanne Tombs' highly popular course


Jazz Night on Wednesday 13 February
(23 January 2008)
Come and join us for a lively and entertaining evening!


Cross-Country Success for Senior Pupils
(22 January 2008)
Three Sixth-formers set to represent Durham County


Young Rowing Coach of the Year 2007
(10 January 2008)
Pupils successfully nominate their rowing coach for National awards


Academic honour for Sixth form student
(10 January 2008)
Billy Song wins scholarship to Newcastle University




2007

December

Help Expand a Branch of Young Enterprise
(06 December 2007)
Durham School House Music DVDs on sale now



November

A date for your 2009 diary!
(21 November 2007)
House Music Competition returns to The Sage Gateshead in 2009


Durham School supports anti-bullying week
(20 November 2007)
NSPCC invited to help us maintain our excellent record


Steve Cram visits Bow to thank pupils
(16 November 2007)
£2,400 raised for Coco International delights former running champion


Big Band Bonanza at Durham School
(16 November 2007)
Five Prep and Primary Schools in the region join in the Big Band Bonanza experience.


Maths Teacher Qualifies for World Triathlon Championships
(16 November 2007)
Fiona Burnie's stats add up to what promises to be a successful tri in Vancouver next year!


25 pence bid wins NUFC day for Ryan
(16 November 2007)
Year 7 pupil meets the stars at St. James's Park


Halloween Party gets to the core of healthy eating
(16 November 2007)
Apple bobbing and toffee apples 'appeel' to all the girls and boys!



October

Girls First Netball Team Success
(15 October 2007)
Victory in the Area Netball Tournament


Pupils see opportunity for The Durham Eye
(11 October 2007)
Rave reviews for pupil-run newspaper 'The Durham Eye'


Success for Girls 1st Hockey XI
(08 October 2007)
County Cup winners 2007


Surprise in Norway for Year 10 pianist
(08 October 2007)
Harriet Brooks follows in the footsteps of Edvard Grieg


Sixth Form pupil sets the pace in the Great North Run
(08 October 2007)
Poole House pupil, Khalil Thompson, sprints into 98th place!


Pimlico House win the House Singing Competition
(06 October 2007)
Narrow victory for girls in nail-biting contest


Hockey Success for Durham Girls
(01 October 2007)
10 girls contribute to regional success



September

Teachers in the stocks for charity week
(26 September 2007)
Pupils paid to throw sponges at teachers in the stocks on Master’s Green!


Rowers perform well at Boston Marathon
(17 September 2007)
1st VIII secure 7th place in 31-mile race


U14 Cricket Team wins County Cup
(17 September 2007)
Superb fielding and tight bowling the key to success


Hockey Coaching Honour for Housemaster
(14 September 2007)
Mike Gibson appointed Cambridge University Men's Hockey Coach



August

Notice for all new and exisiting Bow parents and pupils
(29 August 2007)
New Class Names from September 2007


Advice on purchase of girls' shoes
(28 August 2007)
For all parents of new and existing girls


Old Dunelmians feature in Newcastle Falcons Sevens Success
(28 August 2007)
3 ODs play in prestigious Middlesex Sevens Tournament


Oxbridge Success for A-level Student
(28 August 2007)
Happy ending for girl determined to study English at Cambridge


GCSE Results
(24 August 2007)
Jessica Hannah tops the list


First ever 100% pass rate at A level
(20 August 2007)
Durham School Sixth Formers celebrate


Barbados Hockey Tour a Hot Success!
(10 August 2007)
Outstanding efforts by our Girls U14 Hockey Team in steamy 84 degrees.



June

Pupil wins a place with the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain
(27 June 2007)
Congratulations to Phillip Tait who has won a place with the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain.


Victory for U13 squad in Cricket Competition
(22 June 2007)
Durham School lift trophy in Prep Schools' Six-a-side event


Chadeyron Individual Music Competition
(20 June 2007)
Phillip Tait declared winner after concert reaches new heights


Charity Music Spectacular at The Sage Gateshead
(20 June 2007)
£2000 raised for St Cuthbert's Hospice


Art Exhibition
(19 June 2007)
Featuring GCSE and A level Art work


Kick, Pass and Run - all the way to Twickenham!
(12 June 2007)
Year 4 pupil wins regional qualifier


Music Medal exams now available at Bow, Durham School
(12 June 2007)
New qualification for Head of Music at Bow, Durham School.


Mini-TEAM COCO laps up the money!
(12 June 2007)
Pupils enjoy a sponsored fun run in funny hats!


Pupil enjoys a Kick, Pass and Run to Twickenham Glory!
(12 June 2007)
Year 4 pupil becomes the U9 National O2 Rugby Champion


Teddy at the ready for charity!
(12 June 2007)
Nursery children enjoy a Toddle-Tastic day!


Pupil takes centre stage at National Youth Theatre auditions
(12 June 2007)
Sixth Form girl set to pursue exciting acting career


‘Pupils in Pants’ raises more than eyebrows!
(12 June 2007)
Lunchtime event raises nearly £2,000 for charity


Hands Off for Mums!
(12 June 2007)
Self-defence taster course gets underway



May

Pre-prep Outdoor Activities Festival
(11 May 2007)
Classes 2 and 3 learn key skills


Fiddlers on Fire
(11 May 2007)
Young Bow fiddlers attend Sage Gateshead Festival


Choir Workshop
(11 May 2007)
42 pupils improve their singing skills


Class 4A invests in the Future
(09 May 2007)
Tree-planting initiative with the Woodland Trust


How does your garden grow!
(09 May 2007)
Pre-prep children develop their Sensory Garden


Rowing success in Belgium brings home silverware
(08 May 2007)
A week’s Easter training camp in Belgium resulted in pupils bringing home some silverware in the International Belgian Championships.


Athletic pupils jump for joy!
(02 May 2007)
There were many notable performances and medals for our girls and boys at the North HMC Track & Field Athletics Championships.



April

Big Band set to conquer Nevis
(23 April 2007)
Free concert at the Nevis Centre, Fort William takes place on Saturday 28 April.


Former pupil drops in for a flying visit!
(23 April 2007)
Sea King Helicopter lands in school grounds


Charity Music Spectacular at The Sage Gateshead
(23 April 2007)
Order your souvenir CDs (audio and photos) now!


New Karate Club for Years 7 and 8
(18 April 2007)
Starting 18 April


"Hands Off" Self-defence Course
(18 April 2007)
15 girls complete 10-week course


Business Magnates in the Making
(18 April 2007)
Year 8 pupils in Poole House progressing well in local competition


Further Recognition for Young Musician
(18 April 2007)
Harriet Brooks wins at the Tynedale Music Festival


County Rugby Honours
(18 April 2007)
15 rugby players selcted t play for their county


U16 Sevens County Champions
(18 April 2007)
Congratulations to the Under 16 evens Squad


Water Polo
(18 April 2007)
Regional Vistory for the U16 team


Pupils with a spring in their step!
(18 April 2007)
Young Gymnasts excel at local competition


Young Soccer Star in the Making
(18 April 2007)
Pupil chosen for U13 honours


First Ever Hockey Match
(18 April 2007)
Girls and boys make history on the astro-turf pitch


Congratulations to Mrs Ann Champion
(18 April 2007)
Head of Nursery gains prestigious new qualification


Noah’s Ark
(18 April 2007)
Years 3 & 4 Production a great hit!


Calling All Generous Souls… (or was that soles?)
(18 April 2007)
Money raised for RNLI


U11 Sevens Squad on song
(18 April 2007)
Bow reach final of the Durham School Sevens Tournament



March

Charity Music Spectacular at The Sage Gatesehead
(13 March 2007)
Why not order your copy of the CD now!


Chinese New Year
(12 March 2007)
Pupils and staff enjoy celebration dinner


Another Musical Success for the School
(10 March 2007)
Trumpets blow best band section


Under 18 Boys' Hockey Tournament
(09 March 2007)
Feast of hockey enjoyed in early spring sunshine


Recent News from The Boat Club
(08 March 2007)
7 pupils selected to represent the North of England


Chinese New Year
(08 March 2007)
Nursery pupils welcome in the Year of the Pig


Charity Music Spectacular at The Sage Gateshead
(07 March 2007)
Narrow victory for Caffinites on a memorable night for the whole school



February

Waitrose “W” Factor Music Competition Preview
(28 February 2007)
Poole House musicians put everyone “in the mood”


New state-of-the-art language laboratory
(23 February 2007)
After a gap of twenty years the School can once again enjoy the huge benefits a language laboratory can bring - especially to Sixth Formers


Service of Thanksgiving for Matthew Courtney
(19 February 2007)
Saturday 24 February at 12.00 noon in Chapel


Waiting List for tickets for Charity Music Spectacular
(17 February 2007)
Sponsored by Waitrose Durham, Printbylaser, Sherwoods of Darlington, Seaham Hall, Archibalds and Bramwells Jewellers



January

Future England Rugby Star in the making
(30 January 2007)
Sixth Former, Robert Bell, selected for the England Rugby U18s squad.


Sporting success for Sixth Form girl
(22 January 2007)
E-J Saxby qualifies for Schools' Biathlon finals


Sports Awards available at 13+ as well as 16+
(19 January 2007)
New addition to the awards list for 2007


Musical Successes
(18 January 2007)
Three pupils gain distinction in recent Board examinations


Distinctions for two young fiddlers
(18 January 2007)
Eliot and George both awarded distinctions in recent board examinations




2006

December

First girls join Badger Nursery
(29 December 2006)
New facilities to greet the new arrivals


Beth makes rugby history
(29 December 2006)
First girl to represent Bow at rugby


Charity Events at Bow
(29 December 2006)
Pupils keep up proud tradition of supporting others


November Book Fair
(29 December 2006)
£750 raised for new books


Cathedral Carol Service rounds off the term in style
(29 December 2006)
Another busy term for our Musicians


Working together with Waitrose Durham
(29 December 2006)
Local store plants trees and helps pupils to eat for a healthy future


You're hired! Poole House young business magnates in the making
(22 December 2006)
Year 8 pupils in Local Business Contest


13 Junior Pupils Earn LAMDA Awards
(22 December 2006)
Impressive display from budding stage performers


Former Pupils in a Whirlwind
(22 December 2006)
Two Old Dunelmians behind World Premiere at The Sage Gateshead


Charity Music Spectacular in March 2007 at The Sage Gateshead
(22 December 2006)
Buy your tickets now for one of the most popular events in the school year at the fabulous venue of The Sage Gateshead in aid of our local hospice


Record numbers at the Senior School
(21 December 2006)
For the second year running the number of pupils and the number of girls are both at an all-time high.


Bow welcomes its first girls
(21 December 2006)
After over 120 years as strictly "boys only", the region's girls can now enjoy the same wonderful education as its boys have for so long.


Viva Girls’ Football at Durham School!
(21 December 2006)
Girls' football team enjoys half-term tour to Spain


Luce Theatre enjoys another sell-out production
(21 December 2006)
Bouncers and Shakers prove to be a winning combination for the School's talented actors


A passport to the world of reading!
(21 December 2006)
English department introduces new scheme to encourage pupils to read


New staff appointments
(21 December 2006)
In response to the growing numbers of pupils in the School, the Headmster announces new posts.


Durham School 3-18
(10 December 2006)
A historic milestone for Durham School


Official Opening of new girls' House
(01 December 2006)
Janet MacLeod-Trotter opens new girls' House named in honour of her father