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17 April 2015

I am pleased to showcase our Student of the Week winners; we enjoy celebrating success from a broad palette of achievement.

Whilst ‘confidence with humility’ values modesty, unsought recognition is an important element of life also.

All these boys were presented with our Student of the Week award during the Spring term.

Kristian Davis 8N

Achievement in Rugby for the school and at national level (selected for England through Cornwall)

Joe Pollock 8N

Outstanding achievement in theatre performance and for maintaining his studies alongside his rigorous schedule

Jack Williams 6N1

Commitment to supporting the wider school community

Alex Broughton 11N

Supporting others

Edward Berrow 8S

Honesty and integrity

Joe O’Loughlin 10S

A great sporting performance

Harry Groves 10C

Outstanding debut playing Rugby for Devon U15s in the county championship.

James Dawson 11C

Supporting another student

Fahad Ali 11P

Supporting students and the community

Charlie Fethney 6E1

Supporting other students in sport

Tom Showell 10N, Louie Cherrington 10E, James O’Connell 10W

Supporting careers filming

150417 Student of the Week


Following the appointment of Mr Roberts as Headteacher (September 2015) we are recruiting an Assistant Head to join our Leadership Group.

We are also looking for a Teacher of Physics (MPS with a possible TLR) and a Teacher of D&T (Food) (0.4 fte).

Information on all posts can be found on our recruitment page.

Please share this link with your family and friends.


Also available today is our 11+ registration form. Please complete and submit this if you have a son in Year 5 and are thinking about admission to DHSB in September 2016.

We are offering a free 11+ familiarisation session on Saturday 13 June. If you would like your son to participate then please collect a registration pack from our school reception. Packs can also be posted on receipt of a large SAE.

Where are they now

We always enjoy hearing from former students.

Here you can read how Joe Hone (now a postgraduate student at Oxford University) found a manuscript which revealed Isaac Newton designed a medal for Queen Anne’s coronation in 1702.

150417 Joe Hone

If you’re an Old Boy and would like to feature on our ‘Where are they now’ pages then please get in touch with my PA, Sarah Nicholson. We’d be pleased to hear from you.

150417 WATN


Our friends at Stoke Damerel Church have invited us to a fund raising event where the Burnt Out Theatre Company will present their play ‘Muscovado’ as part of a national tour.

Billed as a scorching new play about slavery in Nineteenth Century Barbados, performances are on Sunday 19 April at 6.30pm and on Monday 20 April at 7.30pm.


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