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Our Awards and Reports

We are delighted to have been widely recognized and endorsed for the forward-thinking, ambitious education at work in the College.

Co-educational School of the Year

In late 2020, St Dunstan’s was named Independent Co-educational School of the Year at the prestigious Independent Schools of the Year Awards. The winners were announced in a virtual award ceremony on Thursday 8 October. Announcing the winner, David Moncrieff, from Independent School Parent Magazine, explained: 'St Dunstan's College for their renaissance education, their pupil voice and their championing of the individual.'

Watch the winning moment here


Good Schools Guide

We are delighted to share with you all our latest review by The Good Schools Guide, following a visit in June 2021.

'Diverse in every way – academically, socially, and intellectually. The St Dunstan’s ethos could come across as a bit ‘woke’ on paper, but in real life we found the school to be inspiring, both liberating and liberal thanks to interesting leadership, committed teaching and a very engaged student body. A great school for unstuffy polymaths.'

- Good Schools Guide, 2021

Read the full report here

Inspection Reports

Our most recent inspection from the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) found the school to be ‘excellent’ in every category. 

The findings from the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) Focused Compliance and Education Quality Inspection report found that ‘the quality of the pupils’ academic achievement and other achievements is excellent,’ and that ‘pupils of all ages display excellent knowledge, skills and understanding and become resilient in their learning as they move through the school’. The report’s key findings also found that St Dunstan’s pupils of all ages ‘have outstanding attitudes to learning and are effective independent learners and thinkers’ and that they ‘learn effectively by collaborating with their peers’.

During their visit, inspectors spent time in an upwards of 90 lessons, seeing nearly every teacher at St Dunstan’s. They met with teaching and non-teaching staff, and spent time with more than 100 pupils from the Nursery to the Sixth Form. The leadership team, led by Headmaster Mr Nicholas Hewlett, were found to ‘give every individual a chance to work out the person they want to be.’

Read the full report here