• Excellent GCSE Results at Denstone College

    date posted: Thursday 21 Aug 2014

    5th form students at Denstone College are very pleased after achieving some outstanding  results in their GCSE exams.

  • A Level results 2014: Record Breakers!

    date posted: Thursday 14 Aug 2014
    The “Class of 2014” have achieved record-breaking A-level results with 78% of all entries achieving an A*, A or B grade.

  • Young Innovators Scoop Design Awards

    date posted: Wednesday 30 Jul 2014
    Two imaginative young designers from Denstone College have won awards in the regional section of the Rotary Club Young Persons Award for Innovation, hosted this year at the College on 24th June.

  • Picture This!

    date posted: Wednesday 23 Jul 2014
    Denstone College's team of imaginative young photographers won the Best Portfolio Award in the Secondary School category at the Rotary Young Photographer District Presentation Evening in Stoke recently.

  • Austin Powers Forward!

    date posted: Wednesday 16 Jul 2014
    Sixth Form student Austin Barker won a bronze medal for Great Britain at the Canoe Slalom Junior World and European Championships held in Australia in June.

  • Denstone College Leavers’ Ball 2014

    date posted: Thursday 10 Jul 2014
    Denstone College Leavers’ Ball 2014

  • Burton and Taylor are Sprint Stars

    date posted: Thursday 19 Jun 2014
    Two talented young Denstone College athletes made a major impact at the Midlands Counties Finals in Birmingham recently.

  • Denstone Swings

    date posted: Tuesday 17 Jun 2014

    This annual Swing Band and Jazz Ensemble concert in Denstone village is one of the ways the College thanks local residents.

  • House of Fun!

    date posted: Monday 16 Jun 2014
    House pride and fellowship were to the fore on 13th June when Meynell House hosted the Chapel Service and their annual Summer Social.

  • Ian Trott - Denstone's new cricket coach

    date posted: Wednesday 4 Jun 2014
    This season the College welcomed a new 1st team cricket coach, Ian Trott, who has joined the Denstone coaching staff from St John’s, Leatherhead where he was coaching cricket to all age groups.

  • A Night at the Theatre

    date posted: Monday 2 Jun 2014
    The 4th Form GCSE Drama Show on 22nd May proved to be a wonderful evening of wide-ranging drama 

  • The Philosophy of Miss Saigon!

    date posted: Monday 2 Jun 2014
    Philosophy and Ethics students were treated to a fantastic and memorable revision experience over the half term break in the form of an action-packed trip to London

  • If music be the food of love

    date posted: Friday 30 May 2014
    After their last normal Friday evening Chapel Service at College, the Upper 6th Music leavers went to dinner with the music staff at a restaurant near Uttoxeter.

  • Christian cycles for charity

    date posted: Wednesday 28 May 2014
    It's amazing what Old Denstonians get up to after they leave College - Christian Green is raising money for Prostate Cancer UK.
  • Boarders' Farewell Supper

    date posted: Monday 26 May 2014
    Leaving the 5th Form is always a key moment in the College calendar and our current 5th Form boarding boys were treated a special supper in the Cricket Pavilion on Friday 9th May

  • Putting the pain in Paintballing!

    date posted: Monday 26 May 2014

    With the exam season casting its long shadow over students, Head of Middle School Mr Ashurst thought it would be a good idea to reward all that hard work with some well-earned fun.

  • Picture Perfect!

    date posted: Friday 23 May 2014

    The high standard and photography at the College continues with news that over forty students entered the Uttoxeter Rotary Young Photography competition and a very impressive number of students received awards.

  • Fun and food at Frankie's!

    date posted: Wednesday 21 May 2014

    Boarders' outings are one of the most popular features of the College's boarding provision comprising regular trips to a variety of sporting, cultural and leisure facilities.

  • Summer Serenade 2014

    date posted: Friday 16 May 2014
    The Summer Serenade is the evening when Denstone musicians are put through their paces to show off just how talented they are and how hard they have been working.

  • Spring is in the air at Smallwood Manor

    date posted: Wednesday 14 May 2014
    In what seems to have become a new spring tradition, the Concert Band once again paid a visit to our "baby brother and sister school" and joined with the Smallwood Manor Wind Band in a short performance on 1st May.

  • “Dream comes true” at Rangemore

    date posted: Wednesday 14 May 2014
    Mrs Anne Wright - a member of All Saints Parish Church, Rangemore, Burton – proved that dreams do come true recently when Denstone College Swing Band gave a concert to raise funds for her childhood church.

  • Summer Open Morning

    date posted: Monday 12 May 2014
    Denstone College is pleased to host the annual Summer Open Morning on Saturday 17 May 2014.

  • Exciting new faces in Staff Common Room

    date posted: Wednesday 7 May 2014
    As the summer term is now underway, parents may be interested to know about further new additions to the staff common room come September.

  • Bright Start to Taverner's Campaign

    date posted: Friday 2 May 2014
    Reigning Lord's Taverners Trophy Winners, Denstone College U15 cricketers got off to a fantastic start to their defence of their crown against Shrewsbury in a 40 over fixture on 26th April.

  • Easter Visit to Russia

    date posted: Tuesday 29 Apr 2014
    In the early hours of Thursday 17th April, a party of thirteen Fifth and Sixth Form students, together with Mr Tyler and Mrs Burrows, set off on Denstone College’s first ever foray into Russia, visiting its major cities of Moscow and St Petersburg.

  • England Captaincy for Maddie!

    date posted: Tuesday 29 Apr 2014
    Denstone College Third Form student Maddie Nicholson has been appointed captain of the U14 England rounders team for the forthcoming season.

  • Students star in Shlomo World Premiere

    date posted: Friday 25 Apr 2014

    There was a standing ovation at Birmingham Town Hall last Friday after the National Youth Choir of Great Britain performed the premiere of beatbox sensation Shlomo’s new piece ‘She Lost My Crossed Heart’.

  • Summer Sports Ball 2014 Tickets on Sale!

    date posted: Thursday 24 Apr 2014
    Please have your diaries at the ready for Denstone College's "Summer Sports Ball" - an unmissable gala fundraising evening taking place on Friday 21st June.

  • The Easter Oratorio

    date posted: Wednesday 23 Apr 2014
    Peace and serenity were the keynotes of the annual Easter Oratorio held in the Chapel on 14th April. 

  • International Rugby Stars

    date posted: Wednesday 23 Apr 2014
    Two talented young Denstone College rugby players have represented the College on the international stage.

  • A Taste of Spain in Nottingham!

    date posted: Wednesday 23 Apr 2014
    Eight Lower Sixth Spanish students attended an AS Level Spanish Intensive Study Day organised by the Cultures, Languages and Area Studies at the University of Nottingham.

  • 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.

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