• In Vino Veritas!

    date posted: Tuesday 15 Apr 2014
    On Wednesday 9th April, Mrs Tuxford led a winetasting session for Senior School students.

  • Denstone Welcomes County Golf Talent

    date posted: Tuesday 15 Apr 2014
    Denstone College is one of only a handful of schools in the UK to be fortunate enough to have a golf course.

  • The OD Hockey Match: A Family Affair!

    date posted: Tuesday 15 Apr 2014
    In a thoroughly entertaining match, with both sides playing some excellent hockey in front of healthy crowd, the 1st XI ran out 10-3 winners. 

  • Flying High with the RAF

    date posted: Tuesday 15 Apr 2014
    Old Denstonian Belinda Martin of Uttoxeter has qualified as a Royal Air Force Officer.

  • “Beauty and the Beast” Boarders’ Supper

    date posted: Monday 14 Apr 2014
    Denstone College boarders always look forward to their regular, mouth-watering “Boarders’ Themed Supper Nights”.

  • Joe is picked for National team

    date posted: Friday 11 Apr 2014
    Footballer Joe Berks, who is currently in the Second Form at Denstone College, has just heard that he has been selected for the England Under 13 Independent School Football Association (ISFA) squad.

  • Rugby legend Olly Barkley visits College

    date posted: Friday 11 Apr 2014
    Denstone College’s aspiring young rugby players were thrilled to take part in a ‘kicking clinic’ with former England fly half Olly Barkley on Wednesday 9th April.

  • The Fun Factor

    date posted: Monday 7 Apr 2014
    A group of speed-loving Junior School boarders took on the challenge of the UK's longest indoor ski slope in early April.

  • Reaching new heights at Rosslyn Park

    date posted: Friday 4 Apr 2014

    Denstone College 1st and U16 VII teams had an excellent tournament at this year's Rosslyn VII tournament.

  • Shooting Stars

    date posted: Monday 31 Mar 2014
    A team of crack shots from Denstone College have finished 17th in the annual Country Life National Shooting Competition which attracts entrants from CCF and ACF units across the UK.

  • Rising to the Challenge

    date posted: Monday 31 Mar 2014
    Twenty two talented 4th Form biologists have won awards in the Biology Challenge – a nationwide biology competition.

  • Olympian Physicists

    date posted: Monday 31 Mar 2014
    Seven hard-working Lower Sixth students have won awards in the Physics Olympiad organised by Oxford University and the Institute of Physics. 

  • The Threlfall Library Opened!

    date posted: Thursday 20 Mar 2014

    The Threlfall Library was officially opened as pupils, parents, Staff and Old Denstonians gathered for an historic occasion on Wednesday afternoon (16 March).

  • Advanced Musician Recital

    date posted: Friday 14 Mar 2014
    The advanced musician recital took place in the Music School on Thursday 13th March 2014 at 7pm.

  • A Little Spring Music

    date posted: Wednesday 12 Mar 2014
    The School Room was packed with parents, friends and boarders for the Informal Ensembles Concert in early March.

  • Seventh Heaven

    date posted: Wednesday 12 Mar 2014
    Following their success at the Kukri North of England 7s, the U18s have moved up another gear to win the Oakham 7s plate competition, beating Bedford Modern in the final.

  • The Last Waltz – Staff Rock Concert

    date posted: Thursday 6 Mar 2014

    On Tuesday, February 25th, Denstone College hosted “The Last Waltz” – the annual Staff Rock Concert in aid of charity

  • Magnificent Sevens!

    date posted: Tuesday 4 Mar 2014
    Denstone College 1st VII rugby team outdid themselves to reach the final – and very nearly win – the Kukri North of England 7s tournament in early March.

  • GCSE Drama Show

    date posted: Tuesday 4 Mar 2014
    Denstone's GCSE Drama pupils took to the stage and shone in their most recent performance.

  • National U16 XI Girls Hockey Championships

    date posted: Monday 3 Mar 2014
    Denstone’s Under 16 Girls Hockey team took part in the prestigious National Hockey Championships and achieved a well-deserved second place.

  • Hot Shots!

    date posted: Friday 28 Feb 2014
    Philips House triumphed in the recent House Shooting Competition - a fiercely fought tournament which showcases the excellent calibre of shooting at the College.

  • Upcoming Library Opening

    date posted: Friday 28 Feb 2014
    Following a generous donation from Kevin Threlfall, the formal opening of the Library will take place on the 12th March at 12 noon.

  • Battle of the Boardroom!

    date posted: Tuesday 25 Feb 2014
    Upper Sixth Form Business Studies students proved their credentials as future captains of industry recently as they competed in the BASE regional competition at Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham.

  • Success for the Sixth Form

    date posted: Thursday 20 Feb 2014

    Denstone College is pleased to announce an array of success from the Sixth Form.

  • Faith, Hope and Charity

    date posted: Thursday 20 Feb 2014
    Students at Denstone College continue to show their commitment to a wide variety of local, national and global charities through presentations in Chapel and the regular non-uniform ‘charity days’. 

  • Olympiad success

    date posted: Friday 14 Feb 2014
    This year 12 students took part in the Biology Olympiad, a challenge which aims to stimulate students with an interest in biology and publicly reward knowledge with medals, certificates and other prizes.

  • How do you solve a problem like Career?

    date posted: Friday 7 Feb 2014
    Students from both the Senior and Middle School attended a Careers in Hospitality Management Seminar on Friday 31st January.

  • A Matter of Life and Death

    date posted: Thursday 6 Feb 2014
    Philosophy and Ethics students from the Lower and Upper Sixth attended the latest Ethics conference of Dr Peter Vardy on 3 Feb 2014.

  • Bleating the competition

    date posted: Monday 3 Feb 2014
    A Denstone student has been chosen to play rugby for the prestigious Independent Schools Rugby Football Club.

  • A Service to Remember

    date posted: Friday 31 Jan 2014
    The whole school community welcomed a remarkable visitor to the Chapel on Friday 24th January.

  • Team Denstone enter Biology Olympics

    date posted: Friday 31 Jan 2014
    Twelve Lower and Upper Sixth biology students are to take part in the British Biology Olympiad which aims to challenge and stimulate students with an interest in biology and publicly reward knowledge with medals, certificates and other prizes.

  • Marking Success

    date posted: Thursday 30 Jan 2014
    Last weekend the College welcomed around 70 girls and boys, aged between 11 and 13, who sat entrance and scholarship exams to the College, in the first round of examinations, for entry in September 2014.

  • Eye on the Ball

    date posted: Friday 24 Jan 2014
    Fifth Former Nat Partridge, a Denstone 1st XI Hockey Player, represented Beeston Hockey Club in the U16 National Indoor Hockey finals on 18th-19th January 2014.

  • It's a Vet's Life!

    date posted: Friday 24 Jan 2014

    Staff and students from the University of Nottingham Vet School visited College during January to share information and experiences with 15 current students who hope to study veterinary science at university.

  • Chemists are Top of the Bench!

    date posted: Friday 24 Jan 2014

    Budding chemists from Denstone College achieved a creditable second place in the North Staffordshire Regional Final of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s "Top of the Bench" competition during January.

  • Students at the Heart of Government!

    date posted: Wednesday 22 Jan 2014
    Sixth Form politics students were given a whistle-stop tour of the corridors of power when they visited London for a weekend of political sight-seeing recently.

  • Going for Gold!

    date posted: Tuesday 21 Jan 2014
    Denstone College Sixth Former James Higgs attended the event of a lifetime to collect his Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award in January.

  • Parton at the Pole!

    date posted: Friday 17 Jan 2014
    How's this for an original way to spend your gap year?

  • Meg Fairclough Oxbridge Offer

    date posted: Friday 10 Jan 2014
    Denstone College is pleased to announce the first of its acceptances to Oxbridge this academic year.

  • Impressions of Lochnagar

    date posted: Wednesday 8 Jan 2014
    Three highly creative Fourth Form historians have won awards in a writing competition called 'Impressions of Lochnagar'.

  • English Stars!

    date posted: Monday 6 Jan 2014
    Four stellar English students are the proud recipients of a brand new academic prize - English Star of the Month – awarded for outstanding performance in the Michaelmas assessments.

  • Emily Joins the National Children’s Choir

    date posted: Monday 30 Dec 2013
    After competitive auditions held throughout England and Wales, Second Form chorister Emily Wagstaff has been awarded a place in the prestigious National Children’s Choir of Great Britain.

  • Marathon Achievement for Gabi!

    date posted: Monday 30 Dec 2013
    Sixth Former Gabi Burton was part of a record-breaking athletics team that participated in the World Marathon Challenge to raise money for Save the Children recently.

  • Olivia! brings down the house!

    date posted: Monday 23 Dec 2013
    The Michaelmas Term came to a blockbusting finale with a thrilling version of the Lionel Bart’s classic musical Oliver! cunningly given a female make-over as Olivia!

  • Lighting the way for Christmas

    date posted: Saturday 21 Dec 2013
    Denstone’s Chapel was glowing with candlelight as the College welcomed guests to its annual Carols by Candlelight.

  • 1st XI Qualify for National Finals

    date posted: Wednesday 4 Dec 2013
    The 1st XI squad went one better than last year by qualifying for the National Finals after finishing in second place in the Midlands Finals.

  • Olivia!

    date posted: Wednesday 4 Dec 2013
    This years’ school play is “Olivia!”.

  • Junior School Music concert 2013

    date posted: Tuesday 3 Dec 2013
    Nineteen girls and boys, aged 11-14,  took part in the Junior School Music concert in front of an appreciative audience of parents and pupils in the College chapel.

  • A Roaring Success at Tamworth Castle

    date posted: Monday 2 Dec 2013

    First Form students were treated to a crash course in medieval life in November when the entire year group visited Tamworth Castle.

  • Tasty Start for South Africa Tour Fundraising

    date posted: Monday 25 Nov 2013

    Fundraising for the 2015 Rugby and Hockey Tour to South Africa kicked off in fine style in November as Denstone Hall Farm Shop played host to a convivial Cheese and Wine Tasting Evening.

  • Girls Hockey on a High!

    date posted: Monday 25 Nov 2013
    Girls hockey at Denstone is at an all-time high.

  • Cadets are a big hit with Silverhill pupils!

    date posted: Wednesday 20 Nov 2013

    A group of Denstone “Cadets” - members of the Combined Cadet Force (CCF) – organised a series of fun and challenging activities for young children visiting from Silverhill Primary School near Derby recently.

  • Anthony Robson Masterclass

    date posted: Wednesday 20 Nov 2013

    Internationally recognised conductor and oboist Anthony Robson gave a ‘masterclass’ to Denstone’s newly-formed “415” music ensemble earlier this month.

  • Engineers of the Future

    date posted: Tuesday 19 Nov 2013
    John Hyde Engineering Ltd – one of the nation’s leading engineering companies - played host recently to six Denstone College students who are hoping to pursue engineering careers in the future.

  • Friends of Denstone Christmas Dinner Dance: Saturday 30 November

    date posted: Friday 15 Nov 2013
    I am delighted to announce that the Friends of Denstone  Christmas Dinner Dance will take place on Saturday 30 November in the School Room and Dining Hall.

  • Come along to the Christmas Fair: Saturday 23 November

    date posted: Friday 15 Nov 2013

    In the Michaelmas Term, the FODs are organizing the now annual Christmas Fair, which will be held on Saturday 23 November in the Drill Hall. 

  • Remembering the Fallen

    date posted: Monday 11 Nov 2013

    The Annual Remembrance Service is one of the most memorable and moving moments in the College calendar.

  • Classics Ancient and Modern

    date posted: Thursday 7 Nov 2013

    Students with a talent or passion for drama were treated to two memorable experiences recently.

  • World Party!

    date posted: Tuesday 5 Nov 2013

    The Annual International Showcase Evening – now in its third year – has become one of the more colourful highlights of the Denstone calendar.

  • Homage to Catalonia

    date posted: Monday 4 Nov 2013

    During Michaelmas half-term, over forty Fourth Form students were fortunate to spend five days visiting Barcelona - one of the most beautiful and culturally rich cities in Europe.

  • Rugby Squad Raise the Roof!

    date posted: Monday 28 Oct 2013
    An unprecedented event took place in Chapel on Tuesday 15th October. For the first time in living memory, the 1st XV rugby squad serenaded the assembled College while candles were lit for the loved and lost.

  • Seventh Heaven!

    date posted: Monday 14 Oct 2013
    Denstone College romped to a convincing victory in the Wrekin 7s Girls' Hockey Tournament earlier in October.

  • Captain of School bought for £130!

    date posted: Thursday 10 Oct 2013
    This year’s much-anticipated Slave Auction took place in early October and raised nearly £1000 for charities nominated by students.

  • Skool Rules!

    date posted: Thursday 10 Oct 2013
    GCSE and A Level Drama students were treated to a pacy and dynamic performance of John Godber’s iconic multi-role comedy “Teechers” at Buxton Opera House in early October.  

  • A Celebration of Cricket

    date posted: Thursday 10 Oct 2013
    The Annual Cricket Dinner and Awards Night was a night to remember for the 110 students and supporters of College cricket who attended.

  • Spectacular Start for Saeed

    date posted: Thursday 10 Oct 2013
    Old Denstonian rugby ace Saeed Agboke - who left the College in 2011 and was a mainstay of that year’s undefeated 1st XV -  has been selected to play for Bath United and made a scorching start to his top-level career. 

  • Shaun Edwards Gives Rugby Masterclass

    date posted: Thursday 10 Oct 2013
    How often do you get the chance to be coached by a sporting legend?

  • Taking the Mic

    date posted: Wednesday 9 Oct 2013

    As well as working hard for their exams, Senior School students know how to let their hair down.

  • The Spirit of Adventure

    date posted: Monday 7 Oct 2013
    Two teams of intrepid Denstone College students - who will be heading off to Ladakh in Northern India next summer - attended their first Expedition Training Weekend in Buxton during September.

  • Denstone Open Morning

    date posted: Friday 4 Oct 2013
    Denstone College welcomed in excess of 80 families to the annual Autumn Open Morning on Saturday.

  • The Life Scientific

    date posted: Tuesday 1 Oct 2013
    Students interested in courses and careers in biology, chemistry and pharmacy attended a special careers seminar led by Professor Nigel Ratcliffe of Keele University on Friday 20th September.

  • New College Library

    date posted: Tuesday 1 Oct 2013
    Following major investment and refurbishment over the summer, the new Library at Denstone College opened to pupils and staff in September 2013.

  • Denstone Rugby Talent Get County Call Up

    date posted: Tuesday 1 Oct 2013
    An unprecedented number of young rugby players at Denstone College have been selected for the U18s and U16s Staffordshire County training squads.

  • "Forty Club" honour Denstone Cricketers at Lord's

    date posted: Tuesday 1 Oct 2013
    A trip to Lord's beckons for Denstone College star cricketer Greg Cork and Director of Cricket Miss J. Morris

  • Autumn Open Morning

    date posted: Thursday 26 Sep 2013
    Denstone College is pleased to host the annual Autumn Open Morning on Saturday 28 September 2013.

  • Sharp Shooters!

    date posted: Thursday 26 Sep 2013
    Denstone College CCF were declared Best CCF Team and Overall Winners - for the third consecutive year - of the Brigade Cadet Skill At Arms Meeting.

  • Denstone Teams Set New Record in Military Challenge!

    date posted: Wednesday 18 Sep 2013
    Denstone College has become the first non-local team ever to win the annual military Exmoor 30-30 challenge, and set a new record over the course.

  • Brother and Sister Marathon Heroes!

    date posted: Wednesday 18 Sep 2013
    Old Denstonian siblings, Giles and Georgia Rought Witta, ran SEVEN marathons in SEVEN days from the 8th September along the Wainwright Coast to Coast route, from St Bees, Cumbria to Robin Hood's Bay, North Yorkshire.

  • Fabulous Five make it to the Hockey Nationals!

    date posted: Wednesday 18 Sep 2013
    Five talented young hockey players at Denstone College have been selected for the prestigious Tier 1 JRPC Birmingham Squad - just one step away from selection for the National Age Group Teams.

  • Watching Big Brother

    date posted: Wednesday 18 Sep 2013

    Sixth Form Drama and Theatre Studies students were dazzled and provoked in equal measure by Headlong Theatre Company's challenging production of Orwell's dystopian classic "1984" at the Nottingham Playhouse recently. 

  • New Year Starts at Denstone!

    date posted: Tuesday 10 Sep 2013

    Denstone College opened its doors to more than 130 new students at the start of the new academic year, continuing its relentless growth pattern of the last thirteen years.

  • A-Stars In Their Eyes!

    date posted: Thursday 22 Aug 2013
    Denstone College students are celebrating the second highest GCSE results in the College’s history.

  • Calypso Cricket in the Caribbean!

    date posted: Tuesday 20 Aug 2013
    Denstone College Senior Cricket Tour Party recently completed a memorable and successful tour to the Caribbean islands of St Kitts and Nevis.

  • Army Hot Shots!

    date posted: Tuesday 20 Aug 2013
    The CCF Army Camp at Longmoor, Hampshire during July was, according to Mr Menneer, "the hottest army camp in 30 years".

  • The Battlefields Brought to Life

    date posted: Tuesday 20 Aug 2013
    Nothing brings home the scale, the horror and the human bravery of the First World War like a first-hand visit to the battlefields and war memorials of Belgium and Northern France.

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