Astra Learning Alliance

DCGS is the lead school of the Astra Learning Alliance, providing outstanding opportunities for all staff through training, support and action research across a range of secondary and primary schools in Buckinghamshire.

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A good day for DCGS athletics

13th May 2015: This week saw first competitive athletics event of the season, for both the Junior and Intermediate teams. The teams were...

Thought-provoking theatre

5th May 2015: Culture Club visited the National Theatre this month to see the hard-hitting, dramatic play Behind the Beautiful Forevers. Originally a novel...

A question of faith

5th May 2015: One lunchtime, three Christian Sixth Form students - Tim Leech, Tom Parrin and Joe Shepherd - answered questions on Christianity from other students in an event...

Transforming the tennis courts

27th April 2015: Since the beginning of 2015 our tennis courts have been undergoing a major refurbishment - and they now look spectacular! In the spring of 2014,...

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Jazz Band at the Amersham Music Festival 2015

23rd April 2015: Performing alongside the National Youth Jazz Orchestra. Recording by Matt Talks.

Challenging young biologists

27th April 2015: Towards the end of the spring term, students in Years 9 and 10 took part in Biology Challenge. This is a national online competition for students...

Sixth Form fundraise whilst studying for exams

25th April 2015: From 10:00 am until 3:00 pm on the last two Saturdays a total of 120 Sixth Form students came into school to take part in Mathematics Revision...

Tearing up the dance floor at the Friends' Summer Party

24th April 2015: The Summer Party this year was an unforgettable event, with Counterfeit ABBA on stage to provide the entertainment. The party was not only for...

Cakes for charity

24th April 2015: New Court was the place to be at break-time on Friday, with 9 Newman under the excellent leadership of Mr Sharpe hosting a cake sale to raise...

Staying safe on the internet

22nd April 2015: At the end of April the school held one of its Youth Matters events; a series of talks covering topics of interest and importance for parents...

Good sport in House Table Tennis

22nd April 2015: Led by Mr Sharpe, House Table Tennis this year was a huge success. Players of a variety of ability levels entered, and ranked themselves within their Houses: from...