On 20 November, Dulwich College embarked on its third annual Eco Week, with students and staff coming together as a united community to explore the impact of small lifestyle changes on our collective carbon footprint.
Senior School News
Dulwich College has again been listed as one of The Cricketer magazine’s Top 100 Cricket Senior Schools in the UK. This follows an exhaustive selection process from a high number of entries across both state-funded and private establishments.
In another vibrant celebration of creativity and environmental consciousness, Middle School House Art emerged as further testament to the diverse talents of our DC artists.
A beautiful, but cold, Wednesday lunchtime saw an ensemble of DC musicians gather in the warmth of the Chapel of God’s Gift in Dulwich Village.
On Wednesday 22 November, Dulwich College pupils were delighted to welcome Ann Sei Lin, author of Rebel Skies and Rebel Fire.
Finding the Folio is a newly commissioned play allied to the joint Art, Drama, English and Archive project inspired by documents ‘exploding’ from the 1619 Treasury Chest.
Year 12 French students had an enriching experience on Tuesday 21 November at the BFI French Study Day.
The College’s Winter Concert 2023 was held in the Cadogan Hall on Monday 20 November. Some 270 pupils were involved in performances of an eclectic programme drawing on a diverse range of music styles including works by David Childs, Marcello, Guy Woolfenden and Brahms.
In the heart of the creative realm of the College, where drama, art, and literature converge, Folio 400 emerged as an exciting project that celebrated not only the power of collaboration but also paid homage to Shakespeare's enduring legacy and the timeless influence of the printed word.
The Year 10 and 11 Spanish students' enthusiasm and conduct during the Valencia trip made it feel like a holiday. Their mature approach to meeting host families and enjoyable company, leading to lasting connections and invitations for future visits, forming lifelong Spanish bonds.
We are thrilled to announce that two of our young artists have been shortlisted in this year’s Sovereign Students Art Prize for London. The Sovereign Art Foundation (SAF) Students Prizes are annual awards that aim to recognise talented secondary- school art students and exhibit their work to a wide and engaged audience.
Upper School House Drama gave us a fantastic coda to the first half of term. It was great to see so many involved in the presentation of eight pieces including many students performing for the first time.
One of the jewels in the crown of the Music Department at Dulwich College must certainly be its chamber music programme; the Music Award Holders’ Concert held in the Great Hall on Wednesday 18 October 2023 brought this into brilliant focus.
New York’s art scene ‘served up a kaleidoscope of art that literally blew my mind’ was just one student’s take on what would become one of the many defining moments witnessed by 17 Upper School students as they took in a full-HD widescreen snapshot of the city’s creative spirit and energy.
The 2023 Duke of Edinburgh Gold Training and Practice Expedition was based in the Hope Valley of Derbyshire between 29 October and 4 November.
Students travelled to the scientific hub that is Geneva and delved into the history of the city before discovering the wonders of the particle accelerator.
On Friday 10 November, we were delighted to welcome teams from local schools (Alleyn's Junior, Ark Globe Academy, Charter School North Dulwich, The Elmgreen School, Queen's College London, South Bank University Academy, St Thomas the Apostle School, Dulwich Prep, Broomwood Hall School, Colfe's School and Forest Hill School) to test their literary knowledge in the Great Hall.
At 1100 hours, as a College community, from Junior School to Upper School, teaching and operational staff, we stood in silence, together – as one – for our annual Service of Remembrance to mark Armistice Day.
From October 21 to 24, 45 Year 10 students undertook their Duke of Edinburgh Training and Practice Expedition in the Chiltern Hills.